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Jaycee Hermida Holmes

Leaders USA 2023


Professor of Interactive Media, Co-Director of the Innovation Lab, Spelman College; Co-Founder, CodeHouse





Jaycee Hermida Holmes is a Professor of Interactive Media at Spelman College, a historically Black women's college, and Co-Founder of CodeHouse, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that prepares students of color for the technology industry. CodeHouse, to date, has awarded over $1.9 million in scholarships to Historically Black College and University students pursuing degrees. CodeHouse provides students with both a foundation in computer science and resources that will enable them to secure internships and full-time offers in tech. At both CodeHouse and Spelman College, Jaycee leads initiatives and curricula encouraging diverse students to enter computer science and tech career fields. Jaycee is passionate about ensuring all voices are represented at the product development table.