Khalia Braswell is an award winning technologist, whose personal mission is to make a social change using technology. Khalia graduated from Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology in 2008. She went on to study at North Carolina State University, graduating with a BS in Computer Science. In 2016, she also obtained her Masters in Information Technology with a concentration in Human Computer Interaction. Khalia Braswell is currently the Founder and Executive Director of INTech Camp for Girls, a non-profit whose mission is to inform and inspire girls to innovate in the technology industry. INTech targets girls in grades 6th - 12th through summer camps and after school programs, which teaches them how to build software solutions, introduces them to women of color in tech, and allows them to explore tech careers at various companies across the Carolina’s.
Khalia was previously a user experience engineer at Apple in Cupertino, California where she helped design enterprise applications, which reached all Apple employees. She was also named to the 2016 Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce 30 Under 30 list, the 2017 North Carolina State University Computer Science Outstanding Young Alumni list, 2018 NAF Alumni Honoree’s, the 2018 Root 100 list of the most influential young African Americans and the 2018 Walker’s Legacy Women of Power. Khalia is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and the National Society of Black Engineers.