The Chicago chapter of Black Girls CODE hosted a spirited and lively morning of conversation and connection featuring some of the Chicago's leading voices of Women of Color in STEM.
Members of the panel included: Rose Afriyie (Founder, Relief) ... Star Cunningham (Founder, 4D Healthcare) ... Amelia Jones (Developer, CareerBuilder & Instructor, CoderSpace) ... Marina Malamute (Manager of Analytics, Sears Holdings) ... Stacy Mullins (Software Engineer, Enova International) ... Dino Seakamela (Brand Director, Black Tech Mecca) ... Jessica Williams (Panel Moderator -- WiSTEM Co-Facilitator, 1871)
This exciting event was free and open to the community, including students ages 7 to 17, and their parents/guardians. More information can be found on the event page
Below find the DLL Storify of tweets that were generated by participants who used hashtags = #BGCWoCinSTEM and @VolunteerBGCCHI. As usual, this DLL Storify is merely a "firehose" draft, i.e., it includes all tweets in chronological order without comment or classification ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL Archives