Jamila is very active in Chicago’s Tech Community as a STEM Advocate and Diversity and Inclusion champion. You will find her speaking on panels, working with teachers and students and uplifting her community. One of her many passions is advocating on behalf of under-represented communities in order to address the lack of diversity in STEM.
The Tech Unicorn has been featured by Verizon as 1 of 10 brilliant men and women breaking stereotypes in their professions. The Root highlighted Jamila as one of “The 10: These Black Women Are Changing the Face of Tech.” She was honored as a 40 Under 40 Awardee and featured by MADE Magazine as “A Millennial to Watch in 2018.” The Tech Unicorn has been recently been nominated by the Editorial Board of Women In IT Awards USA as “Future CIO of the Year 2018.” Stay tuned, The Tech Unicorn has big dreams and even bigger plans!
Leadership By Design 2019
The Truth About Diversity & Inclusion and The Unicorn Experience in Marginalized Spaces
In this powerful talk, STEM advocate and tech leader, Jamila Parham shares her story to inspire audiences to seize their maximum potential, champion tech equity and move beyond inspiration to actionable change.