Meet Our Lectures

Our electrifying guest lecturers are innovators, thinkers, doers, and idea-generators who support the development of a thriving Black tech ecosystem to champion community-centered research and address issues of racial tech disparity.

2020-2021

Guest Lecturers

Dr. Timnit Gebru

Co-Founder of Black in Ai

Dr. Charlton Mcllwain

Author of Black Software

Deshuna Moore Spencer

Founder of KweliTv

Jayme Wooten

CLLTIVLY, Advisory Board Member

Dr. Nicol Turner Lee

Director, Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings Institute; Senior Fellow, Governance Studies

Sharon Kennedy Vickers

City Of Saint Paul
Chief Information Officer (CIO);
Co-founder, Blacks in Technology

Dr. Menna Demessie

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Erin Horn McKinney

Founder of Black Female Founders

Andreen Soley

New America

Clinton Odom

The National Urban League

Michelle Ferguson

Tech Dream Corps

Chris Lewis

Public Knowledge

Maurita Coley

President and CEO of Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Rev. Leah Daughtry

Co-Founder and Co-Chair of
Black Church PAC

Dr. Cynthia Warrick

President of
Stillman College

Jamal Watkins

The NAACP (National Organization)

JaNay Queen Nazaire

Chief Strategy Officer Living Cities

Dr. André Brock

Author

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