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August 26 / Culture

My friend Daniel agreed to meet up with me at my first Star Trek convention. This is something my family is really into. And I am one of those people that want to make the world reflect that amazing utopia

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August 26 / Conference

Portland, Oregon — This year has been very fun speaking about the topics I am passionate about. The Open Source Conference or OSCON invitation was extended to me by Scott Hansleman. This guy! Super great to be around and an …

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August 26 / Internship
July 5 / College Life
July 5 / Inspiration

Last month I had the amazing experience of speaking at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, right next to the Google campus. Last summer I listened to quite a few of the NPR radio programs recorded there and …

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July 5 / Diversity

I participated in my first ever Pride celebration this year in downtown San Francisco with Google! It was such an amazing experience all around. But as of today 14 members of the transgender community have died in the year 2017. …

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July 5 / Diversity
July 5 / Conference
July 5 / Inspiration

This summer I had the privilege to bring a dozen young Black girls to Google to learn how to code.

The opportunity came through the Made with Code program by Google who put out a call to host Wonder Woman …

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June 9 / Travel

The next floor was for 1968 and beyond and here we have the tribute to the Civil Rights movement, Black Power and Resurrection City. The Oprah and Barack Obama exhibits were also here and it was a great way to …

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June 9 / Travel

Start with Part 1 or read on.

I walked up the long ramp to the 2nd floor and was greeted by a sign marking the segregation era 1887 – 1967. There is something I always try to remember when someone …

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June 1 / Travel

Slavery of Black people was an invention. It started in the 1600’s when a shift occurred making Africans the primary commodity of the slave trade. But chattel slavery, the kind that stripped Africans of their rights and dignity and treats …

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June 1 / Travel
May 31 / College Life
I’ll be frank break ups are never easy but there are always warning signs.
So today after taking a couple of months to reflect here are some high level reflections I have of my most recent experience.
**I changed his

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November 23 / Diversity

Our world has many problems we can and can’t fix. But our social issues hold the most promise. Diversity issues need diverse people who have intimate knowledge of the minority issues to solve them and allies to help change the …

Read the PostDiversity is our best asset

November 3 / College
November 3 / Boise State

I have not to this day planned for instance where I would be dealing with racism or a hate crime. I live in Boise, Idaho where we don’t have a ton of conversation about race and diversity. But still, I …

Read the PostIt Happened to Us

August 10 / Engineering
August 7 / Entrepreneur
July 20 / Internship