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Creative Convergence Silicon Valley 2016 unfolds in the SoFA District of San Jose, October 6-8, 2016
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Friday, October 7 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Empowerment with Black Girls Code’s Kimberly Bryant and Special Guests

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Kimberly Bryant is the founder and driving force behind Black Girls Code, an organization that is helping break through color and gender barriers in technology.

Black Girls CODE’s mission is to introduce programming and technology to a new generation of coders, coders who will become builders of technological innovation and of their own futures.

Speakers
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Divine

CEO, Blak Group, Inc.
Hip-hop/rap recording artist, entrepreneur, disruptor and motivational inspirer. Represents New York City to Cali — from the “Alley to the Valley,” as he says — specifically Brooklyn. Started in tech via the mighty tech VC Ben Horowitz. Is also the founder of Black Group, Inc., which has the Blak Card as main product: a prepaid Visa debit card attached to a real bank account powered by banking... Read More →
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Kimberly Bryant

Founder, Black Girls Code
When Kimberly Bryant was first introduced to computer programming, as a freshman in Electrical Engineering, Fortran and Pascal were the popular languages for newbies in computing and the Apple Macintosh was the new kid on the block. She remembers being excited by the prospects and looking forward to a rich and rewarding career after college. | | By launching Black Girls Code, she hopes to provide young and pre-teen girls of... Read More →
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Aniyia Williams

Founder & CEO, Tinsel
I'm a creator. I love to solve problems and improve the world around me using my various talents. People describe me as "the one who can do anything" -- I'm incredibly resourceful, quick-learning, and always ready for a challenge. My background is in the arts and tech: I have over a decade of training as singer of classical music and opera, and I've held roles in marketing, community management, business development and non-profit... Read More →



Friday October 7, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm
California Theatre 345 S. 1st St. San Jose, CA 95113

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