Six Professional Organizations For Women In Tech


With the rise in tech careers growing at a rapid rate, there is a noticeable, urgent need for inclusion in the wide-ranging digital industry, particularly for black women.

For years the black female faces and voices were virtually nonexistent in the digital discussion, but now that is quickly changing as more minorities are becoming trailblazers in field.

“Technology is the future and those of us who are participating as creators, instead of just consumers will benefit the most,” says Lovette Ajayi, award-winning digital strategist and blogger of Awesomely Luvvie. “African-American women need to be a part of the digital industry so that our voices are heard.”

To do so, it is crucial that future leaders get the exposure and tools they need early on. Read about the latest organizations proactively building the next generation of women in tech. is the premier business news and investment resource online for African American business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs

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