Dorothea Taylor

Website: LinkedIn: Who is Dorothea Taylor? “Dorothea Taylor is a founder and the current owner of T.P. Design, a studio based in Stone Mountain, Georgia. For more than 30 years, she’s brought a signature blend of illustration, and typography/title design to her work for clients like Pepsi, Church’s, General Mills, Cartoon Network, Georgia […]

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Dr. Nettrice R. Gaskins

Website: LinkedIn: Who is Dr. Nettrice R. Gaskins? “Dr. Nettrice R. Gaskins is an African American digital artist, academic, cultural critic and advocate of STEAM fields. In her work she explores “techno-vernacular creativity” and Afrofuturism. Dr. Gaskins teaches, writes, “fabs”, and makes art using algorithms and machine learning. She has taught multimedia, visual art, and computer science with high […]

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Rinny Perkins

Website: Twitter: @rinnyriot Who is Rinny Perkins? “Rinny Perkins is a Los Angeles-based multidisciplinary visual artist, actor and writer. Born and raised in Third Ward, Houston, TX, her art nods to the 70s Blaxploitation nostalgia she was exposed to as child. Rinny uses both her comedic writing and performing to emphasis on the intersections […]

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Shannon Wright

Photo: Sarah Schultz Taylor Website: Twitter: @shannondrewthis Who is Shannon Wright? “I’m an illustrator and cartoonist based out of Richmond, Virginia. Some of my clients include The Guardian, TIME Magazine, NY Times, Mother Jones, NPR, Google and Scholastic. My debut graphic novel, TWINS, is out on shelves. I make personal and original stories invoking […]

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Annika Hansteen-Izora

Website: Twitter: @annikaizora Who is Annika Hansteen-Izora? “What’s good? I’m Annika (she/they/he). I’m an artist, writer, and designer based in Brooklyn, NY on unceded Lenape land. I explore the intersections of design, radical Black imagination, art and technology to create ecosystems rooted in dreaming and care. As of late, I’ve been exploring the topics […]

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April Speight

Website: Twitter: @vogueandcode Who is April Speight? “April Speight is an author and developer advocate based in Beverly Hills, CA. She graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a BA in Global Business & Public Policy in addition to a certificate in Business Project Management. She later pursued and completed a MA […]

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Chanelle Henry

Website: Twitter: @Chanelle777 Who is Chanelle Henry? “Hi, I’m Chanelle Henry. I am a UX Researcher with experience in UI Design. I wrote a book, and I’m currently continuing my research studies at Duke University. I have a background in psychology, computer science, cybersecurity, art direction and problem solving. While I embrace social media, I try to spend […]

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Kamilah Taylor

Photo: Jo Chou Website: Twitter: @kamilah Who is Kamilah Taylor? “Kamilah Taylor is an engineer, writer, entrepreneur and a public speaker who hails from the tiny island of Jamaica and currently resides in San Francisco. She currently does mobile at Gusto, a startup that does payroll and benefits for small businesses. She previously worked […]

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Tiffany B. Brown

Website: Twitter: @webinista Who is Tiffany B. Brown? “If there’s a problem, yo I’ll solve it. Code is my weapon of choice. I enjoy taking projects from concept to completion, and have experience with the following languages, technologies, frameworks, services, and libraries. HTML5/HTML CSS3/CSS SCSS LESS PHP5 MySQL JavaScript jQuery Underscores Angular.js Dust.js templates Git […]

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