A Renowned Writer and Technology Enthusiast
Jeneba is the owner, founder and CEO of Ghatt Media, a multimedia holding company for a portfolio of properties. It includes a publishing house (Capitol Glam), a boutique Tech Law firm (Ghatt Law Group) and a media consulting firm called Ghatt Solutions.
Jeneba is a writer. She was a co-author on a book for teens known as ‘Drug Abuse’. She has published her own journal article in the CommLaw Conspectus law journal. She has since authored several columns and news pieces in her influential Washington Times column The Politics of Raising Children. She has been the Washington, Congress and White House correspondent for sites like Politic365.com and UrbanFaith.com. Her work has been syndicated on the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Dallas Weekly and many other sites.
Jeneba holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland at College Park’s top journalism college. She was an editor at a college newspaper and a US News & World Report intern.
She first got into tech in 1987 when she attended the award-winning Eleanor Roosevelt High School for Science and Technology. She took early computer language courses like BASIC and COBOL. She later curated content for one of the first websites in U.S. history at the University of Maryland’s Office of Technology.
Jeneba then founded her poli-tech blog, Jenebaspeaks.com in 2010. She has advised start-ups and advocated on behalf of new entrepreneurs. She has been recognized as being impactful in technology and politics. She has attended many tech inclusion sessions on invitation of the White House.
Jeneba is an influential social media personality and columnist. Sites like Yahoo, Politics, The Atlantic, BET.com, The White House Blog and many others have included her in roundups of commentary by respected journalists among established national figures.
She has spoken on national platforms like the largest annual gathering of progressives in the U.S. at Netroots Nation, at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Yale Law School and other events. She has two law degrees and her own law firm, The Ghatt Law Group. Jeneba also owns a PR firm, JJ Ghatt Public Relations.
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A Mentor and Education Consultant
Her love for STEM and helping others has made her stand out. Trina Fletcher is in education enthusiast who earned her bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Arkansas and a master’s in operations management from the same institution.
She completed the Global Operation Leadership Development Program with Johnson&Johnson. Later on, she earned another master’s degree in engineering management from George Washington University.
In addition to her love for STEM and enthusiasm for working with disadvantaged youth, Trina has been a basketball coach, mentor, author, international motivational speaker, activist, and DC IMPACT Leader of the Month. She has helped establish an educational consultancy called Fletcher Education Solutions together with her twin sister Tina.
Trina is currently a PhD candidate at Purdue University, studying engineering education, specifying in the recruitment and retention of minorities and women in the STEM fields. She also serves as the director of precollege programs for the National Society of Black Engineers.
Despite her success, she remains focused on assisting in giving other women and girls of color the chance at the same academic and professional opportunities she has worked hard to achieve. Trina is well-traveled and highly sought-after. She is an amazing role model for girls of color – she mentors them to take advantage of education opportunities.
Trina manages the Summer Engineering Experience for Kids which serves students in the 3rd through 5th grades from underserved communities. Since 2007, the organization has provided free STEM education during the summers to more than 18000 students and employed more than 2800 mentors who are college students. Major corporations like Shell, Chevron and Southern Company have supported the program for years.
Trina recently participated in The White House Conference on Inclusive STEM Education for Youth of Color. Afterwards, she acted as a panelist for Google’s STEM community talk about Black Women in Computing. She later represented NSBE on Congressman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Braintrust panel during the 2016 Congressional Black Caucus.
Trina is an education consultant who helps communities build the infrastructure needed to close the achievement gap within their school district. She is an advocate for diversity in STEM with a fulfilling career that sees young professionals and mentors start and flourish in their own careers.
She is working to create a stable and steady pipeline of minority STEM professionals. In the course of her role as a panelist in various events, Trina has been able to highlight the work that her organization is doing for African Americans, especially women.
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