Founder and CEO Black Girls Code
Changing the face of technology
Kimberly Bryant, Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls CODE, has spent more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries as Engineering Manager at various Fortune 100 companies. She started Black Girls CODE as a way to introduce young girls of color to the field of technology and computer programming with a concentration on entrepreneurial concepts. In 2013, Bryant was honored by the White House for her work in tech inclusion and her focus on bridging the digital divide for girls. Bryant has spoken at events such as TedX Kansas City, Platform Summit, Big Ideas Festival, and SXSW. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.