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Makinde Adeagbo    

Founder of /dev/color, former Engineering Manager at Pinterest

Makinde Adeagbo is a software engineer and the founder of /dev/color. Currently an Engineering Manager at Pinterest, Makinde has worked at nearly every top software engineering firm in Silicon Valley, from Microsoft and Apple to Dropbox and Facebook. Originally born in Nigeria, he was raised in Louisville, Kentucky and has a degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Pinterest engineer creates /dev/color to mentor and connect black ...

I wanted to build a community, a voice for Black engineers,” wrote Makinde Adeagbo. As an engineer at Pinterest, the 30-year-old was able to mentor a black  ...

Black engineers join forces to boost diversity

Pinterest engineer Makinde Adeagbo started Silicon Valley nonprofit group /dev/ color to give black engineers support and a voice.

Inspiring and supporting tech’s next great engineers

The diversity data reported by the top companies in Silicon Valley is alarming and unacceptable. There’s a serious lack of Black representation at every company, and the disparity is even greater within engineering teams and leadership roles...

Y Combinator accepts first tech diversity non-profit

Makinde Adeagbo has left his engineering job at Pinterest to work full-time on /dev/color, the nonprofit support network for black software engineers that he founded.

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