Visible Figures members Julia Collins and Cheryl Contee, with founder Stephanie Lampkin. Photography: Kelsey McClellan

Into the Valley

An Exclusive Club of Black Women Is Disrupting Silicon Valley

Started as a listserv, Visible Figures is a support network for Black women in tech

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5 min readFeb 26, 2020


This article is part of Into the Valley, a feature series from OneZero about Silicon Valley, the people who live there, and the technology they create.



Drew Costley

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.