We are a 100% virtual supportive tech community primarily for female, AfroX/Black computer science students to successfully persist through job search and to launch their careers as software engineers! We are committed to diversifying the tech ecosystem by promoting the importance of diversity through the inclusion of historically marginalized & underrepresented peoples in ways that are equitable and sustainable over time.
Dessa Shepherd is the Founder & CEO of VisionVoice, Inc., a NYSED Certified School Counselor, NYU Steinhardt alumni and Part-Time Faculty at The New School. Dessa is committed to democratizing digital equity in education by empowering learners regardless of SES, Gender, Ethnicity, Race, etc. to create a future where technologies do not carry implicit biases that are harmful, but instead are beneficent; adding value to the lives of all peoples without disparity by investing in learners; awakening them to interest, skills and abilities in computer science AND creating sustainable access for their employment in the tech ecosystem.