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Three black women in tech gathered around a conference room with their laptops.
2016 Year in Review by Terri Burns on December 14th, 2016
Here are some shout outs to the many impressive black women that did fantastic work in tech in 2016.
Brandon Gilbert standing in a walkway between buildings. He is wearing a green jacket with roses on it and a baseball cap.
2016 Year in Review by Danielle S. Reed on December 13th, 2016
"...you see it within the first two years in the tech world that you’re just being consumed as a pillar of knowledge instead of a pillar of greatness."
Founders of WOC in Tech Chat, working together on a laptop.
Issue 42 by Carol Benovic on October 17th, 2016
Support their initiatives, spread the word, and create positive change for someone, too.
A lone student walking across a brick walkway, outlined dramatically by rows of stairs in black and white.
Issue 41 by Fallen Matthews on September 8th, 2016
Any contribution I make will either be ignored or exploited to sell their idyllic, inactive intellectualism.
The word "hashtag" with a pound sign stenciled and spray-painted on a street.
Issue 38 by Faridah Gbadamosi on June 21st, 2016
Discussing community, intellectual property and media accountability with April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite and Jamie Broadnax of Black Girl Nerds.
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Issue 37 by Ehi Aimiuwu-Jinadu on May 23rd, 2016
The kids are screaming, and I show it in my videos while I’m recording. Who has time to reshoot? This is life.
Hands on a keyboard.
Issue 36 by Alexis Hancock on April 25th, 2016
The overwhelming focus on imposter syndrome doesn’t provide a space to process the power dynamics affecting you; you get gaslighted into thinking it’s *you* causing all the problems.
A bright, busy market with rows of vendors in early evening.
Issue 33 by Kara Melton on February 22nd, 2016
The word “startup” has begun to signify a particular brand of business success... and a particular type of business person.
A black woman with her head tilted back, mouth opened as if screaming.
Issue 32 by Riley H on February 3rd, 2016
You’re happy to use the means afforded to you for being white while doing nothing meaningful for women of color.