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VC Office Hours: Black Girls Code founder Kimberly Bryant starts a new chapter

Kimberly Bryant has had quite a few ups and down during her journey as an entrepreneur, especially over the past year.

Black Girls Code board member Heather Hiles breaks silence after allegations

Black Girls Code board member Heather Hiles is breaking their silence regarding allegations made against them from Black Girls Code founder Kimberly Bryant. Hiles’ comments are the latest in a s

Black Girls Code’s developing story offers a complicated look at lots of different things

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to

Black Girls Code files lawsuit against ousted founder over alleged ‘hijacking’ of website

Black Girls Code filed a lawsuit Monday alleging its founder Kimberly Bryant, who was ousted from her role as a board member and chief executive earlier this month, has “hijacked” the nonprofit&#8

Adam Neumann, Kimberly Bryant and the importance of nuance

The return was a white man who misled investors and employees. The ousted was a Black woman who founded a nonprofit to diversify the coding world. If that’s where the analysis stops, it’s a disser

What happens when a Black founder is ousted?

Defending an ousted Black founder is not a denial of the wrong, but an ask for empathy in the quest to get it right.

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Black Girls Code founder Kimberly Bryant has been fired by her board

Kimberly Bryant is officially out from Black Girls Code, eight months after being indefinitely suspended from the organization that she founded. In a statement provided to TechCrunch, a Black Girls Co

Kimberly Bryant’s suspension surfaces ongoing tensions at Black Girls Code

On the morning of December 21st, Kimberly Bryant, CEO and co-founder of nonprofit organization Black Girls Code, learned that she could no longer access her work e-mail. The board of directors at the

Microsoft partners with Black Girls Code to help the organization launch Seattle chapter

Microsoft has partnered with Black Girls Code, led by Kimberly Bryant, to enable the organization to launch a chapter in Seattle, Microsoft announced on LinkedIn today. Since launching in 2011, Black

Lyft partners with Black Girls Code to help develop a more diverse tech industry

Lyft has teamed up with Black Girls Code, a non-profit organization dedicated to getting more black girls involved in computer programming and technology, to make the non-profit organization one of i

Black Girls Code receives $255,000 from General Motors to launch in Detroit

On the heels of turning down $125,000 from Uber and then quickly raising over $150,000 through crowdfunding, Black Girls Code has announced a partnership with General Motors, which includes a $255,000

Black Girls Code raises $154K after turning down six figures from Uber

Last week, we reported Black Girls Code turned down a $125,000 grant from Uber in what Black Girls Code CEO Kimberly Bryant described to me as a multi-layered decision. Shortly after we broke the news

Black Girls Code says it turned down $125,000 from Uber

Uber seems to be looking to make amends to the tech industry in light of its tumultuous year that kicked off with former engineer Susan Fowler's allegations of sexual harassment and management issues

How generation Z females could be the answer to tech’s gender diversity problem

While the biggest names in tech strive to close the gender gap and build more inclusive working environments, the pool of talent on offer is predominantly male. The truth is, while retention is an iss

Black Girls Code Founder Kimberly Bryant On Racism And Implicit Bias

Founded in 2011, Black Girls Code is on a mission to change the face of technology by introducing girls from underrepresented communities to coding. Black Girls Code does this through a series of work

Meet Black Girls Code, The 2014 TechCrunch Include Grant Recipient

TechCrunch is excited to announce Black Girls Code as the recipient of the first TechCrunch Include Grant of $50,000. The mission of Black Girls Code aligns perfectly with the founding goals of the