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Black Girls Code Founder Suspended in ‘Unfathomable Mess’

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The head of an organization promoting Black girls in tech says she was unceremoniously ousted from the group—which she created—earlier this week.

Kimberly Bryant, CEO and founder of Black Girls Code, told The Daily Beast she awoke Tuesday morning to find she had been locked out of her email and Slack accounts connected to the organization. When she called senior staff to find out what was happening, no one would take her calls.

It was only when she checked her personal email that she saw a message from Board Chair Heather Hiles telling her she had been suspended, effective immediately.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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