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Coding While Black relaunches Oct 21.

Coding While Black has evolved. Learn about the success stories and failures that have influenced our new direction. We can't wait to share our updated vision and goals with you.


Recent Articles

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Attending Techweek Chicago


I’m new to conferences, new to Chicago and new to tech in general. As a full stack developer in training, attending Techweek was the perfect opportunity to jump into Chicago’s tech scene.

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Closing the diversity gap from the outside in

Tiffanie stanard

Waiting for the next generation of college graduates isn’t an option. There are so many qualified talented people who could add to organizations right now, even if they can’t write a line of code.

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The Techweek experience

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Techweek was an excellent experience especially for new comers. The event is filled with enthusiasts such as entrepreneurs, business owners, job seekers, students and techies.

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Recent News

Top 6 events for Chicago black web professionals and entrepreneurs this August

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These are the black tech community events for black developers, graphic designers, digital marketers, entrepreneurs, and other techies seeking community for those black in tech.

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10 tech startups with black founders we are excited about


Here are 10 tech startups with black founders that we met at Techweek Chicago and think that you should also meet.

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Volunteer: Be the change you want to see in the world

Be the change

Be the change that you want to see in the world and make your impact as a volunteer with these tips.

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The partners below have supported our mission to encourage and support blacks in technology by providing assistance hosting and organizing events, sponsoring events, providing training and scholarships, and providing office space.

  • Github
  • Blue
  • Dbc
  • 1871 member
  • Si
  • Enova
  • Mstech