#BlackHERstory: Shireen Mitchell and Digital Sisters/Sistas

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By Taylor Kuether
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In support of  #BlackHERstory Month, we’ll be posting about one current black feminist leader or organization each weekday in February. Tune in daily to learn more about black women’s history, feminism, and the reproductive justice movement! 


Shireen Mitchell is the founder and Executive Director of Digital Sisters/Sistas, a nonprofit organization that provides technology and media education to women and children who are traditionally underserved.

Via Digital Sisters/Sistas.
Via Digital Sisters/Sistas.

Ms. Mitchell has over twenty years of experience in combining information and communication technologies with policy, advocacy, and education to empower underserved communities. In partnership with community-based organizations, technology corporations, and schools, Digital Sisters/Sistas implements a variety of programs to promote technological literacy and address issues that discourage women and girls from becoming interested in technology.

By Taylor Kuether

Taylor is a journalist, feminist, cat enthusiast, and proud Wisconsin native. She works for Feminist Majority Foundation as the Campus Communications Associate. Her two favorite things besides her cat, Emma, are coffee and art museums.

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