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UNC Chapel Hill's Black in Tech presents AfroPix (APR 17)

Event Type
UNC Department of Computer Science
wifi event
Apr 17, 2021   4:30 pm  
Originating Calendar
Illinois ECE Calendar

AfroPix 2021 + Keynote Announcement!

Join us for our 2nd Spotlight Sponsor Session: Technical Interview Workshop with Google on April 8th at 6:30pm ET. RSVP at


 AfroPix the Finale! 

Saturday, April 17 (4:30 PM - 8:00 PM)

Register Here by April 15

The schedule is as follows: 

AfroPix 2021, April 17 (hosted on Hopin)

  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM - Opening Remarks
    - Dinner will be provided via Uber Eats codes for attendees.
  • 5:00 - 5:45 PM - Keynote Speaker
  • 6:00 - 8:00 PM - Company Expo
  • 7:00 - 7:45 PM - NC CS Diversity Alumni Panel
  • 7:45 - 8:00 PM  - End Remarks

We are excited to announce that our Keynote Speaker this year will be Dr. Nicki Washington. Dr. Nicki Washington is a professor of the practice of computer science at Duke University and the author of Unapologetically Dope: Lessons for Black Women and Girls on Surviving and Thriving in the Tech Field. Her career in higher education began at Howard University as the first Black female faculty member in the Department of Computer Science. Her professional experience also includes Winthrop University, The Aerospace Corporation, and IBM. She is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University (B.S., ‘00) and North Carolina State University (M.S., ’02; Ph.D., ’05), becoming the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in computer science at the university and 2019 Computer Science Hall of Fame Inductee. She is a native of Durham, NC.

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