10 Exceptional Black Women Who Are Changing the Face of Tech


LaVerne Council

She is the corporate vice president and chief information officer of Johnson & Johnson. Council oversees a $2 billion budget with 4,000 employees working under her. There are 250 operating companies within Johnson & Johnson, and she manages all of them. She has also worked for Dell as its vice president of information technology.


Mary Farrow

She is the founder and CEO of Gramsly. This website specializes in subscription-based packages for seniors. They contain care goods for your older loved ones. The service is a passion project for Farrow. She is a scientist by trade and has degrees from Harvard University and MIT.