Design Executive & Tech Founder
Capital One / blackcomputeHER.org
Dr. Jamika D. Burge is an authority in research and programming that explores the intersectionality of Black women and girls in computing and design, which led her to co-found blackcomputeHER.org (pronounced ‘black computer’), an organization dedicated to supporting computational thinking, design thinking, and workforce development for Black women and girls in computing+tech. She is a Tech Executive and Founder & Principal of Design & Technology Concepts, LLC, a tech consultancy that focuses on computer science education & research and inclusive design. She has consulted for Google, the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT), the American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U), the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, among others. She is the co-founder of Capital One’s Intersectional Symposium, which focuses on intersectionality as fundamental to exploring the dimensions of how our lived experiences matter in the products and experiences we create for each other and customers, and she contributes to the Fair and Responsible AI Principles initiatives. At Capital One, she is also a member of the Blacks in Tech (BIT) Leadership team, where she leads strategic operations that measure the efficacy of professional development opportunities for Black associates and allies. Jamika holds a PhD in computer science and applications from Virginia Tech, where she serves as a member of the Computer Science Alumni Advisory Board.