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Fast Forward is the only tech nonprofit in the U.S that funds other nonprofits using technology for social good. The organization raises money from individuals, foundations and corporations to give to tech creators working at the nexus tech innovation and doing good. In its 2017 Impact Report, the organization notes that more than 35…(Read More)

Black Girl STEM Magic Incite Racist Hackers of NASA Competition By Anita Estell Sources do not reveal whether it was a scientist, mixologist, or someone else who first turned lemons into lemonade.  Whatever the case, historical notes suggest the origin of turning bitter lemons into a sweet concoction is traced to Egypt, around 1000 AD…(Read More)

By Vanessa Williams [ezcol_1third][/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end]The lack of diversity in the technology industry has been a well-documented challenge as people of color and women find it difficult to obtain jobs in tech companies. The issue is more problematic for women of color (WOC). For those seeking to start their own businesses, women of…(Read More)

Work force projections for 2026 released by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) at the  end of October suggest jobs in health care, computer science and other areas that require mathematics and science skills will grow quickly over the next 10 years…(Read More)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) presents implications for human civilization, warns Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX. Musk commented on Twitter that AI is more dangerous than North Korea. Jenny Dearborn, the Chief Learning Officer at SAP, also observes that developments in the tech sector are particularly relevant to women of color as consumers and participants…(Read More)