Throughout grade school, Regine Bonneau was one of just a few black people — and very few girls — to take up an interest in coding and robotics.
She hardly paid attention to the lack of diversity around her at the time. But when she began attending Technical Career Institute College in New York for her engineering degree, she noticed. “There were only three women in the class, and I was the only black woman,” said Bonneau, who was born in Haiti and moved to New York when she was 10. “By Semester 2, the other two dropped out, and I was the only one.” Read more here.