Below are five black women engineers we love.
Angelica Ross – Trans Tech, CEO
Deemed the “first foot solider of 2015” by Melissa Harris-Perry, Ross is the founding CEO of Trans Tech Social Enterprises. Ross describes Trans Tech as “a training academy and apprenticeship program that aims to empower, educate and employ the trans community through the use of technology while promoting innovation, independence and entrepreneurship.”
A rails and iOS developer, Bell is the executive director of the Detroit Water Project, which matches Detroit residents with willing donors for water bill assistance
Morgen Bromell, Thurst, CEO and Founder
Bromell is the CEO and founder of Thurst, an app for cis, trans and non-binary people. It’s specifically designed for people who are sick of apps made for cis, white men and heteromantic individuals
Thomas is a third-year student at Dartmouth College and the developer of We Read Too, a cultural literacy application that showcases over 350 children and young adult fiction books written by and for people of color. She is also a Code2040 fellow!
With extensive experience in software engineering and leading software development projects, Rogers is the Founder and CEO of Websmith Group, a software development company in Richmond, VA. She is most passionate about using web and mobile technology to improve how organizations collect, maintain and report their data