Since kindergarten, I was told “you’re just not a math and science kid. Stick to humanities.” So why even try?
Earlier this year, I attended the Girls in Tech Amplify Women Pitch competition in San Francisco. As an aspiring founder,…
I’ve been interning at a tech company that makes mobile apps. Being young, black and Muslim, it’s a little intimidating working in a place without many people of color.
I considered studying computer science…but I ultimately opted for less screen time and more hammer time.
Danielle Olson is getting her PhD in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. She’s also a black female activist. So what is it like being a minority of a minority at one of the most elite schools in the country?
Some choice RapBot lyrics: “I’ll touch every curve of your favorite author/No more wasting time, you can’t roam without Caesar/Back when Gucci was the best summer ever”
A whole new generation is discovering that they have long played a key role in advancing humanity’s frontiers.
My family might not support it, but they’re going to have to deal with it. And at least I am being true to myself.
My parents want me to go into science, medicine, technology, or math. But I have other ideas.