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She Talks Tech - Teaching technology through community' with Charlene Hunter, Coding Black Females

Today we hear from Charlene Hunter, Founder and CEO of Coding Black Females.

Charlene talks about growth of the Coding Black Females community and the importance of this community in teaching new technical skills to people at all levels.

Charlene explores how you too can grow your own community, how you can create tech programmes and the impact of running technical programmes.

If you want to find out more about Charlene, you can connect with her on LinkedIn.

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Charlene Hunter

Charlene Hunter | Coding Black Females

Charlene Hunter

I have been a software developer for over 10 years in a range of languages and technologies.

I studied a BSc Mathematical Sciences and an MSc Computer Science at the University of Birmingham. On completion of my degrees, I started a graduate role as a software developer in 2008 at BAE Systems in London. In this role I was able to develop a wide range of skills, including software development, testing and business analysis.

I then went on to become a contractor which enabled me to further develop my skills and embark on side projects. I have worked in a range of industries as a permanent member of staff and as a contractor and I’m currently a Lead Engineer at Made Tech.

In 2017, I founded Coding Black Females, a nonprofit organisation to inspire, provide opportunities, and showcase the talents of black women in tech. I’m also the co-founder of Meet Up and Code, a community to bring developers together and code together.

I’m passionate about increasing the representation of black people in tech.