Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon (MBE) is one of the most influential Black women in tech, having carved her name and list of contributions in the field.
As well as being a prodigy, who became the youngest girl ever to pass A-level computing aged 11, she is also a keynote speaker, leader and creator of the award-winning social enterprise Stemettes. Stemettes was created to engage, inspire and empower the next generation of women and nonbinary people into the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field.
With the recent release of her book She's In Ctrl, Anne-Marie Imafidon spoke to Black Ballad about the exposure and opportunities for Black girls and women given the future of the tech industry and persisting ethical concerns.
This interview has been edited for length and clarity.