The Institute of Black Invention & Technology

The Institute of Black Invention & Technology TIBIT’s traveling museum programs and resources are designed to help bridge the gap in America’s history by informing and making you aware of the contributions of African American inventors and innovators.
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This founder sold her start-up to Amazon at 27 — now as head of Google for Startups US, she's helping give back
11/23/2020
This founder sold her start-up to Amazon at 27 — now as head of Google for Startups US, she's helping give back

This founder sold her start-up to Amazon at 27 — now as head of Google for Startups US, she's helping give back

"My 20s was really dedicated to knowing the process of building and growing and even selling a business, and now that I'm in my 30s, I think this decade is really dedicated to me teaching other people how to do the same thing and being a resource and support system," says Jewel Burks Solomon, 31, he...

Former Maryland Sanitation Worker Gets Accepted To Harvard Law School
11/21/2020
Former Maryland Sanitation Worker Gets Accepted To Harvard Law School

Former Maryland Sanitation Worker Gets Accepted To Harvard Law School

Never give up! A former Maryland sanitation worker is celebrating his acceptance into Harvard Law School, The Washington Post reports. Rehan Staton had a relatively normal life until a series of disruptive challenges impacted his family life and studies. “Things were pretty good until I was 8 year...

“Rawlin Lee Tate Jr., an 18-year old teen from Georgia, has made history as the first Black male valedictorian in his hi...
11/16/2020
Student Who Took 21 AP Courses Becomes the First Black Male Valedictorian at His High School

“Rawlin Lee Tate Jr., an 18-year old teen from Georgia, has made history as the first Black male valedictorian in his high school. More than that, he has secured $1.3 million in college scholarships.” 👏🏾

Rawlin Lee Tate Jr., an 18-year old teen from Georgia, has made history as the first Black male valedictorian in his high school and secured $1.3 million in college scholarships.

Only 14 Black Americans have been sent to space. This evening history has been made! Victor Glover, a US Navy commander ...
11/16/2020
Victor Glover will be the first Black crew member on the space station.

Only 14 Black Americans have been sent to space.

This evening history has been made!

Victor Glover, a US Navy commander and test pilot, became the first Black crew member on the space station. 🚀

NASA, which has worked to spotlight the “hidden figures” in its history, but has so far sent only 14 Black Americans to space.

How The Youngest Woman Trader On Wall Street Is Helping Startups Go Public
11/11/2020
How The Youngest Woman Trader On Wall Street Is Helping Startups Go Public

How The Youngest Woman Trader On Wall Street Is Helping Startups Go Public

For years ago, Lauren Simmons made history as the youngest woman equity trader on Wall Street. Now she's using her stock trader expertise to host "Going Public," a new interactive series following founders as they strive to get listed on the Nasdaq.

Author Celebrates Black Family Life in Book Series - Black News Zone
11/09/2020
Author Celebrates Black Family Life in Book Series - Black News Zone

Author Celebrates Black Family Life in Book Series - Black News Zone

0 According to organizations like We Need Diverse Books, there are more children’s books featuringanimals and other non-human characters than all types of visible minorities combined. These staggeringstatistics mean more than 70 % of all the children’s books feature white children or animals. Al...

Teen Activist Marley Dias Joins Forces With Airbnb to Take Kids On Virtual Field Trips - AfroTech
10/22/2020
Teen Activist Marley Dias Joins Forces With Airbnb to Take Kids On Virtual Field Trips - AfroTech

Teen Activist Marley Dias Joins Forces With Airbnb to Take Kids On Virtual Field Trips - AfroTech

School may be virtual for the little ones but that does not mean that field trips can’t happen. Teen activist, #1000BlackGirlBooks founder, and executive producer of Netflix’s “Bookmarks,” Marley Dias, is set to host online experiences with Airbnb this Fall to allow children to still experie...

Five Black-Owned Tech Companies You Should Know About – Futurus
10/19/2020
Five Black-Owned Tech Companies You Should Know About – Futurus

Five Black-Owned Tech Companies You Should Know About – Futurus

17 Jun Five Black-Owned Tech Companies You Should Know About Posted at 10:00h in Virtual Reality by Jamie Lance 0 Comments Atlanta is an exceptional city for many reasons. There is no denying the talent, the growth of businesses, the support of the community, and the many opportunities that this cit...

Family of Black doctors has social media buzzing | The Atlanta Voice
10/12/2020
Family of Black doctors has social media buzzing | The Atlanta Voice

Family of Black doctors has social media buzzing | The Atlanta Voice

Dr. Herbert Oye is a board-certified endovascular and vascular surgeon, specializing in the invasive and non-invasive treatment of vascular diseases. Oye received his medical degree at the University

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The Institute of Black Invention & Technology, Inc. (TIBIT) is a 501©3 non-profit organization that brings a traveling exhibit to you. TIBIT is the only traveling museum in the country that solely educates audiences about African American inventors and innovators in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math, displaying only original or reproduced artifacts.

Founded by Carroll & Sandra Lamb in 2005, the TIBIT traveling museum has exhibited in five regions of the U.S., colleges/universities, private, charter & public K-12 schools, conferences, museums, libraries, corporations, festivals, living rooms, senior living facilities and cultural events.

OUR MISSION is to research, collect, and preserve inventions and innovations from early African cultures through African American enslavement to the present.

OUR VISION is to inspire young people to broaden their career interests by focusing their potential to achieve in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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