The march continues through #womenshistorymonth for #womenintech with #Technology pioneer #KimberlyBryant. Kimberly is a Memphis, Tenn., native, and always thought of herself as a “nerdy girl.” She loved math and science at an early age and it drove her passion to pursue a STEM career.
Bryant was enticed by the early technology of microchips, personal computer and portable cell phones. She worked for numerous companies in the electrical, biotech and pharmaceutical fields such as Pfizer, Merck, Genentech and Novartis.
Once Kimberly founded Black Girls Code, a nonprofit organization that focuses on providing technology and computer programming education to African-American girls, Bryant was listed as one of the “25 Most Influential African-Americans In Technology” by Business Insider.