Young Black Women Are Learning To Code Thanks To These Brazilians

 

When the Covid-19 crisis hit, 22-year-old Ester Borges Santos, from Sao Paulo, Brazil didn’t let it impede her mission of giving young black girls the best possible start in a STEM career – she and her colleagues at NGO Minas Programam created a welcoming, inclusive virtual study group on gender, race, and technology.

Borges, a researcher at Brazilian web governance and freedom of speech think-tank InternetLab and a computer teacher and coordinator at Minas Programam, says it is important for companies and society as a whole to invest in the STEM careers of young black girls.

Source: Young Black Women Are Learning To Code Thanks To These Brazilians

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