February is African American History Month

In recognition of African American History Month, resources that serve to promote African American students in STEM are highlighted below:

Black Girls Code is designed to increase the numbers of young women of color in the field of digital and computer technology by providing skills, exposing them to technology role models, and increasing self-confidence to become tech creators and entrepreneurs.

Black Women and Girls in Computing Roundtable. An executive brief from NCWIT. The goal of the Roundtable was to connect black women and girls in computing with related organizations in tech, education, government, policy, and media to discuss influence, intersectionality, and media messaging, emerging with a commitment  to sustain the community of black women and girls through tangible resources and actions.

The Black Inventor Online Museum. Focuses on the ingenuity and accomplishment of the top black inventors over the last 300 years. Inventors are profiled with a section dedicated to female inventors.

Science NetLinks has developed a number of resources that help honor the achievements and scientific work of African Americans.