Dr. Jamika Burge

Dr. Jamika Burge is the Co-Founder of blackcomputeHER, which “is dedicated to supporting computer science and STEM education and workforce development for black girls and women.”

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Degree(s): Computer Science

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Undergraduate Institution: Fisk University (HBCU)

Graduate Institution: Virginia Tech

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Photo Credit: Dr. Jamika Burge

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Dr. Jamika Burge is the Co-Founder of blackcomputeHER, which “is dedicated to supporting computer science and STEM education and workforce development for black girls and women,” including the annual blackcomputeHER conference. In addition to this role, Dr. Burge is a Senior Manager at Capital One and the Founder and Principal of Design & Technology Concepts, LLC, which focuses on computer science education & research and inclusive design. Her numerous leadership roles include Grace Hopper Celebration of Computing, Coalition to Diversify Computing, and Collaborative Research Experiences for Undergraduates, and she has consulted for organizations such as Google, National Center for Women in Technology, and the American Association of Colleges & Universities. Dr. Burge has also partnered with Black Girls ROCK! to provide Girls Rock TECH!

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