Here are some shout outs to the many impressive black women that did fantastic work in tech in 2016.
Issue 43 on November 14th, 2016
"The internet in and of itself is very male and very pale and very English. The way that we write copy, the way we code, the way we find solutions to technical problems, all ascribe to that philosophy of 'white, male and pale.'"
Issue 42 on October 17th, 2016
No one heard us, no one stood up for us, no one tried to help us. Instead they tried to silence us.
Issue 38 on June 20th, 2016
"ThePLUG was birthed out of the idea that creativity and the world of tech are nuanced industries with diverse people that are too often left out of mainstream media."
Issue 37 on May 25th, 2016
Many companies preach about diversity, but do nothing of substance to address their issues.
Issue 37 on May 23rd, 2016
"We run Mvslim like a startup. This means we are always experimenting and figuring out how to make the whole project more efficient. It’s a learning process that never stops for both of us."
Issue 33 on February 24th, 2016
"There’s always a lot of things when it comes to Black people in America, where it can make a young person feel like, why even try? It can create so many mental barriers for a young person. So if I can do my part in trying to break those down before they even build up, I’m gonna do that."
Issue 33 on February 22nd, 2016
The word “startup” has begun to signify a particular brand of business success... and a particular type of business person.
Issue 32 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.