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Kimberly Bryant founder Black Girls Code

Kimberly Bryant founder Black Girls Code

With all the attention on the lack of diversity in the technology scene it’s all too easy for dynamic women in the industry to fall under the radar. However, despite underrepresentation a stream of talented tech savvy gals are bucking the trend and making waves in Silicon Valley.

Some women work their way up the corporate ladder. But many quit day jobs to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams by carving a niche for themselves in innovative technology startups.

Earlier this year, scoured Silicon Valley for 50 trailblazers working to make their mark and provide a much-needed female perspective in the fiercely competitive industry.

Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code, takes the number one spot on the list. Other innovators include Hermione Way, founder of WayMedia; Alicia Jenish, Executive Chef of Kitchit Tonight; and Erin Teague, Director of Product Management for Yahoo.

This is in no way an exhaustive or definitive list but it does display the wealth of talent and sheer determination of many women to move forward and shake off stereotypes.

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    Kunbi Tinuoye
    Kunbi Tinuoye
    Kunbi Tinuoye is the founder and CEO of UrbanGeekz. Previously, she worked as a News Correspondent for NBC’s theGrio. Prior, she was a senior broadcast journalist for the BBC in London. Tinuoye currently sits on the SXSW Pitch Advisory Board and CES Conference Advisory Board. She is a key player in the Atlanta tech startup ecosystem and serves as a mentor for Comcast NBCUniversal’s The Farm Accelerator. Tinuoye has received several awards and accolades, including being honored with a Resolution from the Georgia Legislative.