Jamika Burge

Researcher, Program Director, and Entrepreneur in Washington, DC

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I'm a computer scientist who is interested in user research -- supporting users across a range of computing technologies (from educational to socially-mediated). I earned my PhD in computer science, studying computer-mediated communication, and I completed a postdoc in which I investigated non-profits and technology adoption, in the context of community wireless networks. My passion lies in designing technical systems, from a behavioral science perspective, that empower users.

I am also a President and Principal of my own tech consultant firm, Design & Technology Concepts, LLC, and I'm a co-founder of blackcomputeHER.org, an organization dedicated to supporting computer science and STEM education and workforce development for black girls and women.

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    • Technology Research & Design