Schinnel Small represents CSE at Black Girls Code Dinner

April 17, 2018 


Black Girls Code Event

Schinnel Small, Instructor for the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, attended the Black Girls Code Dinner on April 11, 2018 in the TECO Hall. This event was hosted by the USF chapter of the National Council of Negro Women and sponsored by the College of Engineering and the Wawa Foundation.

The Black Girls Code event honored women who have shown exemplary scholastic achievements in the STEM fields, as well as women who have used their STEM knowledge and skills to inspire young African American women to pursue interest in the STEM fields.



Desh Bagley receives the Dorothy Vaughn Technology Award for her efforts in promoting STEM activities to children in the Hillsborough Community. Desh received her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at USF in 2001. She is the president and CEO of TechPlayzone, a Science and Technology Center that encourages children to be engaged in STEM activities. Desh shows the audience one of the programming LEGO robots that TechPlayzone uses in their STEM workshops.