Match Volume

Responding to the technology divide with NSBE

Match Volume’s Halee Anderson talks with Taylor Hill-Miles, Logan Norman, and Ryan Driver about all things Web3, from Metaverse to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, with an eye to increasing equity in Black financial futures.

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On this week’s episode of Match Volume, Contributor Halee Anderson sits down with Taylor Hill-Miles, Logan Norman, and Ryan Driver to talk about her trepidation after doom scrolling TikTok, and why Black Americans need to explore opportunities in the Metaverse. Hill-Miles is a biomedical engineering major. As the chair of the campus NSBE Pre-Collegiate Initiative (PCI),  she is helping to advance Game Change 25, a national strategy to increase the pool of Black engineers. Norman, a computer science major and an NSBE member, entered the blockchain/web3/NFT space recently and describes how Black Americans are already making waves with these new technologies. Driver is a business major at Marshall. He’s a “veteran” in the NFT space, with some early success leveraging the unique non-fungibles. He explains how the community aspect of the metaverse makes it extremely accessible and primed for growth.