20 Notable Black Americans in Telecom and Technology

Janet Emerson Bashen (born February 12, 1957) is an American inventor and entrepreneur and the first Black woman to hold a patent for a software invention. The patented software, LinkLine, is a web-based application for Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) claims intake and tracking, claims management, and document management. Bashen has been inducted into the Black Inventors Hall of Fame and is the recipient of numerous awards for her business and technological achievements. Bashen is a graduate of HBCUs Alabama A&M University.

Source: ThoughtCo