Big Ideas Fest Speakers
Kimberly Bryant is a Biotechnology/Engineering professional who has spent the last decade in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, and Manufacturing industry. Kimberly founded Black Girls Code in April, 2011 to meet the needs of young women of color who are underrepresented in the currently exploding field of technology. The program focuses on introducing girls of color between the ages of 7 and 17 to the field of digital technology and computer programming with a focus on emerging entrepreneurial concepts. In August of 2012, Kimberly Bryant was awarded the prestigious Jefferson Award for Community Service for her work to support communities in the Bay Area with Black Girls Code.