WIT Board Member, Monika Mueller, lands a new position at Softensity Inc! Join us in congratulation WIT Board Member, Monika Mueller on her new position as Executive Vice President of Consulting Services & Head of Latin America at Softensity Inc!
Pure Storage® (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers advanced data storage technology and services, announced AIRI®//S, the next generation of its complete AI-ready infrastructure, developed by Pure Storage and NVIDIA. AIRI//S provides enterprises a simple, on-demand infrastructure that accelerates AI initiatives at any scale.
In this episode, we chat with Asha Christian, the CEO of Coily. She discusses her journey of creating her first app in high school to ultimately creating an app dedicated to black women’s hair. Later, she breaks down the lessons she learned along the way and what steps you need to take to create a successful app. Tune in.
More about our guest:
Asha is very passionate about using technology to solve the problems that effect underrepresented and underserved communities. In 2015, she co-founded Five-0, an internationally acclaimed mobile police rating app, which has been featured in Forbes, CNN, Washington Post, Business Insider, Buzzfeed, the Google Developer Conference, and more.
In 2016, Asha Co-founded STEMGuyana, a non-profit organization that teaches robotics, scratch programming, and app development to youth across the country of Guyana. STEMGuyana has over 60 locations, and has recently been crowned the fastest growing STEM program in the Caribbean.
Now Asha can be found creating technology for black women as the founder and CEO of Coily, a community-driven marketplace that utilizes AI to personalize and enhance the black hair shopping experience. The goal is to create a home for black women to lean into their love of hair over and over again.
Connect with Asha:
Coily Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coilyapp/
Coily Twitter: https://twitter.com/coilyinc?lang=en
Viral Tweet: https://twitter.com/AshaTalia/status/1479267022382981125?s=20&t=sO4cTPFsi22BcqpS-Qe4Qw
Personal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashatalia/
Coily Website: https://coily.us/
Revolt TV feature: https://www.revolt.tv/article/2021-08-13/47496/asha-christians-coily-app-is-helping-black-womens-hair-get-the-best-care-possible/
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In this contributed article, Or Lenchner, CEO, Bright Data, examines how public web data collection is essential to ESG efforts in 2022. The recent International Panel on Climate Change report warned that we aren’t doing enough to avoid the dire impacts of climate change – businesses must use every tool at their disposal to support the fight against climate change, especially quality data.
Deepnote, an early-stage startup backed by Accel and Index Ventures, launched version 1.0, opening up to the general availability of collaborative data science notebooks to data teams worldwide. Deepnote is a new data science notebook that makes data insights truly interactive. Jupyter compatible with real-time collaboration and runs in the cloud.