Anthony Donaghue: Kimberly Bryant shunned a shady offer from Uber and started her own company, Black Girls Code.
Kimberly Bryant is an electrical engineer and the CEO of Black Girls Code (BGC).
She also made a big choice of declining a grant from tech company Uber.
Primarily, she thought it was an “insincere” offer.
Her decision proved to be wise after all.
Bryant’s early life and career before BGC.
But before her decision and before founding BGC, Tennessee-born Bryant finished her degree in electrical engineering at Vanderbilt University.
She then went on to work for electrical, biotech and even pharmaceutical firms such as…