Kimberly Bryant, The Founder of Black Girls Code

While the Civil Rights Movement was in full swing, Bryant was born and raised by a single mother in Memphis, Tennessee. Bryant established Black Girls Code in 2011 when her daughter expressed an interest in studying computer programming. Black Girls Code is a nonprofit organization with an emphasis on educating African American girls in technology and computer programming. Following the launch of Black Girls Code, Business Insider named Bryant one of the “25 Most Influential African-Americans In Technology”! To learn more about The Black Girls Code and their current workshops, click the link below!