The Intersection of Education and Coding: Building Future Tech Leaders

There is no denying that technology has been at the forefront of driving society, especially for the last two decades. With each passing year, public access to technological advancements are becoming more and more vast and nuanced, quickly. How do we equip our children, especially our BIPOC babies, with the tools to keep up withContinue reading “The Intersection of Education and Coding: Building Future Tech Leaders”

Through the Eumelanated Lens: Starting Anew Into the World of Tech

If you desire to switch careers into tech, but aren’t sure where to begin, here’s the true story of how I started my career transition, just three short months ago. Like so many people starting over in their career, I wasn’t completely sure where to start. I just knew, undoubtedly, that I could no longerContinue reading “Through the Eumelanated Lens: Starting Anew Into the World of Tech”

Empowering Women of Color: A Q&A with Fhanta Williams

Fhanta Williams | Personal Trainer | Vice President & Founding Member of JAENP| Naturopathic Nutritionist | On the importance of representation for black women in health and fitness, overcoming herself as her biggest obstacle and what it means to empower women. 1. Describe the journey into your career as a fitness trainer. Looking back at the combinationContinue reading “Empowering Women of Color: A Q&A with Fhanta Williams”

Empowering Women of Color: A Q&A with Adonnica Toler

Adonnica Toler | Museum Administrator (Ritz Theatre and Museum) | Historian | Artist Advocate | On the importance of representation for black women in the art community, obstacles that have been faced and overcome as a WOC in the arts and what it means to empower women. 1. Describe the journey to your career asContinue reading “Empowering Women of Color: A Q&A with Adonnica Toler”

Empowering Women of Color: A Q&A with Professor Tru Leverette

Tru Leverette | Associate Professor of English | Director of African Diaspora Studies (UNF) | Yoga practitioner | On the importance of representation for black women in higher education and beyond, obstacles that have been faced and overcome as a WOC in education and what it means to empower women. 1. Describe the journey into yourContinue reading “Empowering Women of Color: A Q&A with Professor Tru Leverette”

Black Youth Become “Developer for a Day” with 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc.

The local Jacksonville chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is in full swing of hosting its 2nd Annual “Coding in Color” summer series. The initiative is focused on introducing black middle and high school students to the world of coding. This year’s theme is “Developer for a Day.” Earlier this week, I had theContinue reading “Black Youth Become “Developer for a Day” with 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc.”