Dr. Jamika D. Burge leads Communities of Practice for One Design at Capital One. Jamika is also Founder and Principal of Design & Technology Concepts, LLC, a tech consultancy that focuses on computer science education & research and inclusive design. Jamika holds a PhD in computer science and applications from Virginia Tech. She and her work have been featured in the New York Times and ComputerWorld, and in 2016, she was recognized by HackBright Academy as a Top Tech Leader to Watch.
She is a leader in research investigating the intersectionality of black women and girls in computing, which led her to co-found blackcomputeHER.org (pronounced ‘black computer’), an organization dedicated to supporting computational & design thinking and workforce development for black women and girls.