Kike Oniwinde has created an app, BYP network to connect black professionals and students all over the world for networking and career purposes. The 25-year-old earned her a Masters degree in Management from The University of Florida, while on a full track and field scholarship. She also has a bachelors in Economics and has been named as a […]
NASA's new research center is named for a Black woman who was the focus of the blockbuster Hollywood film "Hidden Figures."
Freddie Figgers, the founder and owner of Figgers Communication in Tallahassee, Fla., channeled his natural curiosity into a thriving telecommunications business. The self-taught engineer and inventor is now taking in the ultra-competitive world of smart-phones with is own custom-designed device after earlier successes. At the age of nine, Figgers’ dad brought home a used IBM […]
10/24/16- Nathaniel J. is the Associate Technology Editor of Black Enterprise and he talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about BEtechThinkful, a full tuition scholarship that will help persons of color and other minorities enter the tech field. Among individuals employed within the field of software, only 5% are African-American. “It educates individuals online where […]
Dr. Clarence “Skip” Ellis was the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Dr. Ellis was also a passionate educator who worked with Black students and preferred to teach those who lacked experience in the field. Ellis was born May 11, 1943 and raised in the tough South Side section of Chicago. […]