Purpose

We educate, mentor, and advance young women of color on all aspects of computer science and information technology. By supporting broader career options and encouraging all technical interests, we provide the support network they need to pursue and excel in technology-related careers.

IT Girl Summer Series Parent

"Thanks for thinking for thinking of girls like Kayla and Paris when creating this program. I definitely don't feel like they are currently given all the opportunities at school to set them up for success so I love that you are doing this! You are making a difference!!"

Mission

To help African American, Black, and young women of color across the nation discover, pursue, and succeed in technology-related careers.

Vision

To close the gender and racial gap by providing technical programs, technology resources, community involvement, and career readiness for African American, Black, and young women of color ages 8-22 who are interested in technology.

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Our Team

Napiya

Napiya
Nubuya

Founder
Director, Strategy & Insights
Administrative
Assistant
Karen+Vaughn

Karen
Vaughn

Chapter Lead, Charleston

Lidya
Dereje

Intern
Roxanne

Roxanne
Romulus

Chapter Lead, Atlanta
NextITgirl

Kaylia
Fontenot

Lead, PR/ Communications

Harriet
Torres

Intern

Board Members

Kiana
Sullivan

Board Member
Board Member
Phyllis-Fang

Phyllis
Fang

Board Member
NextITgirl

Zenobia
Godschalk

Board Member
NextITgirl

Tamara
Hill

Board Member