Black Women in Tech, 2016

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Let’s face it: 2016 has been a rough year, and many of us are happily counting down the days for it to end. But while there have certainly been woes, there have also been some incredible developments from people within the technology industry, made by people who are actively working to make this field and community richer. In particular, black women have worked incredibly hard creating, innovating, challenging, and moving the world of technology.

What better time than now to shed some light on a few of the amazing accomplishments made by black women this year? 2016 may have been tough for the world, but black women in tech managed to achieve greatness nonetheless. Here are some shout outs to the many impressive black women that did fantastic work in tech in 2016. While this is by no means an exhaustive list, it is an opportunity to celebrate just a little bit of the greatness by, for, and through black women.

Without further ado:

Erica Baker and Y-Vonne Hutchinson, founding members of Project Include: Baker and and Hutchinson are two of eight founders for Project Include, a resource for technology companies looking to build diverse and


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