/dev/color CEO Rhonda Allen Featured in WIRED
Tech Wrap Queen – Wrap Session 8 (Jan 1, 2021)Rhonda Allen was recently named and CEO of /dev/color, a nonprofit organization whose mission and movement is: ” To empower Black software engineers to help one another grow into industry leaders”. From her international experiences living and WIRED senior staff writer Sidney Fussell spoke with /dev/color CEO Rhonda Allen about racial equity in the workplace, processing collective trauma, and the realities of being #BlackInTech. They discussed a type of ‘Double-Consciousness’ where tech workers must work to identify and address racial trauma all while being subjected to racial trauma. “It’s an issue of unpaid labor,” Rhonda tells Sidney. abroad to her southern roots in Jacksonville, Arkansas, Rhonda shares gems from her career journey as well the important work of /dev/color, their members, and the organization’s impact on the tech industry.