Bie Aweh is a sought-after brand strategist focused on connecting underrepresented minorities and technology companies to expand opportunities for every individual across the innovation economy as technology continues to drive economic growth. She brings nearly a decade of experience in coaching traditional and nontraditional students, building sustainable partnerships between institutions and employers, fostering long-term professional relationships through meaningful networking opportunities, and driving social change by providing career pathways for underrepresented minorities. As a founding team member of HBCU.vc and formerly of Devbootcamp, Bie consulted and developed relationships that resulted in access for underrepresented populations into tech.
Currently Director of Learning & Development at uBiome, a biotechnology company with technology to sequence the human microbiome, Bie focuses on creating and sustaining inclusive environments to promote the professional and personal development of the uBiome team. Prior to joining uBiome, she was a Career Developer at Dev Bootcamp where she built the employer partner program to work with more than 70 technology startups throughout throughout the U.S and coached students to ensure they found meaningful employment in the innovation industry. Bie’s work experience also includes transformational positions as Social Innovation Fellow at Starting Bloc and Talent & Curriculum Development Manager at HBCUvc. She began her career in higher education, holding positions with UC Berkeley and Occidental College.