Let’s Continue the Work: Black History Always

As we close Black History Month, we look back at all the Black/African-American women and men that we highlighted for their work to change the computer science industry, and acknowledge Black History Month is more than a month. #BlackHistoryAlways

CS Leaders Highlighted for 2021 Black History Month

We recognize that our effort of highlighting Black/African-American women and men in the tech industry, specifically in CS, is truly endless. Additionally, we acknowledge that Black History Month is so much more than a month. As the year progresses, our efforts will continue with uplifting and highlighting Black/African-American women and men that are changing the computer science industry.

Watch our recent CSforALL Community Call, ‘Black History Month Webinar: Now and Future STEM Achievements’ with Chelsey Roebuck, Executive Director, ELiTE Education, Dr. Marvin D. Carr, Director, Center for Racial Equity, Walmart Foundation, and Ope Bukola, Kibo School.

CSforALL Leaders We Admire

Barabara Whye, Chief Diversity Officer, Apple
Bernard A. Harris, Jr., CEO, NMSI
Dr. Kamau Bobb, Global Lead, Google
Brenda D. Wiilkerson, CEO, Anita
Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent, Ithaca City Schools
Avis Yates Rivers, President & CEO, Technology Concepts Group International, LLC
Dr. Karen King, Program Director, NSF
Natalie Evans Harris, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Commerce
Khalia Braswell, Founder, INTech Camp for Girls
Dr. Nicki Washington, Professor, Duke University
Dr. Tarika Barrett, COO, Girls Who Code (Incoming CEO)
Lisa Gelobter, CEO and CO-Founder, tEQuitable
Christina Gardner-McCune, Associate Professor, University of Florida
Shanika Hope, Head, Amazon
Kimberly Bryant, Founder and CEO, Black Girls CODE
Mary Jackson, Aerospace Engineer, NASA
James E. West, Professor, John Hopkins University
Oona King, Vice President, Snap Inc.
Marian Croak, VP of Engineering, Google
Ron Summers, Executive Director, CS Education for NYCDOE
Dr. Chad Womak, Senior Director, UNCF

And the list goes on…

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