Nikema Prophet–How a Black Neurodivergent Single Mom without a Degree Broke into Tech


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She did well academically. So much so that Nikema Prophet was in the gifted program in elementary school. But, she struggled socially. But she didn’t when it came to dance. So she decided she’d become a professional dancer.

Listen in as Nikema tells Jonaed about:

  • How her undiagnosed ADHD affected her in school
  • Getting pregnant while enrolled in a Pharmacy technician course.
  • Her struggle to get a job in the tech industry as a black, neurodivergent single mom without a degree

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