According to data from the Office for National Statistics, Black women make up less than 1% of the IT industry. This even becomes more concerning considering the fact that women of all ethnicities constitute only 22% of the industry’s workforce. This disparity highlights not only the systemic challenges faced by Black women but also raises a profound question about how truly inclusive and diverse the tech landscape is.
In response to this pressing issue, we speak with three remarkable Black female tech entrepreneurs based in the UK, casting a spotlight on these visionary women and their journeys and accomplishments.
Chelsea Maffia is the founder of Play Morgan Studios, an ed-tech studio providing unique subconscious learning tools in the form of mobile games. In a world where technology shapes every aspect of our lives, Chelsea Maffia stands at the forefront of innovation as a Black female entrepreneur wielding the power of technology to revolutionise education.
Chelsea graduated from Greenwich University with a business degree and spent ten years as a project manager and seven years as a private tutor alongside her full-time role.