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January 10 2021

Meet Angela Mitchell: Tech goddess + entrepreneur = Case Management + Kids Code Too

Black Lives Matter Radio Show
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Meet Angela Mitchell: Tech goddess + entrepreneur = Case Management + Kids Code Too
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January 10, 2021: A Note from Tony Farmer, host, Black Lives Matter Radio Show — It’s a pleasure to introduce our listeners to entrepreneur and tech guru Angela Mitchell, CEO of the Washington, DC-based company CASE Management Consulting.

A multi-million, 8(a) Certified, Minority Woman-owned Small Business founded in 2016, CASE delivers secure, high-quality web-based process automation tools and knowledge management solutions. CASE guides an organization through change, focusing on business process and technology. “Our mission is to provide leaders with real data to make better business decisions,” Angela says.

Angela is also the co-founder and director of Kids Code Too — a non-profit organization focused on building computer science confidence in elementary students (3-8th grades) from underserved communities. Kids Code Too teaches students to build computers, utilize the computers to learn to code, and teach other kids to do the same.

A little background: Earlier in her career, Angela was a Senior Associate at a Fortune 500 company. She served as the Software Development lead for all web development work on two of its largest contracts (over $700M/5yrs) in the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) market.

She was responsible for leading and managing the delivery of over 200 Research and Development projects for NGA. Ms. Mitchell led the implementation of over 20 custom workflow tools that automate numerous Chief of Staff and Business Executive functions at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) offices to reduce time spent on administrative functions and increase knowledge management.

Additionally, she has led both Enterprise (10,000+ users) and Directorate level workflow collaboration tools. She has successfully built end to end solutions that provide leadership with the information necessary to make data-driven business decisions.

Angela holds a Bachelors’s degree in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University, a Masters’s degree in Information Telecommunications Systems at John Hopkins University, and Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship at Babson College, the #1 ranked Entrepreneurship school in the US.

About the show: From the mouths of babes come the most profound thoughts and ideas. On the Inkandesent Kids Show, we take it one step further with interviews by kids, for kids. Yes, there are a few adults involved, too, including experts on parenting, education, and more!

Your hosts: Hope Katz Gibbs, Suzette Love, and other insightful guest hosts

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