Kimberly Bryant

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Birthday
14, 1967
Birthplace
Memphis, TN
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Memphis, TN

About

Electrical engineer known for founding the non-profit Black Girls Code. The organization aims to help make it easier for young black girls, who are largely underrepresented in engineering, learn to program.

Before Fame

She attended Vanderbilt University, where she studied electrical engineering. She eventually found work in biotechnology, spending time with Pfizer, Genetech, and Merck.

Trivia

Her efforts with Black Girls Code earned her a spot on Business Insider's list of 25 Most Influential African-Americans in Technology in 2013.

Family Life

She has a daughter, who helped provide the inspiration to create Black Girls Code.

Associated With

She and Hermione Way are both women who have been featured by Business Insider.