I always thought I would see self-driving cars when I grew up and wouldn’t have a part in it. Then I joined Cruise and rode in one.

In the summer of 2019, I found myself in a Cruise self-driving car.

For a long time, my goal was to work on self-driving cars. I always dreamt of getting into my own self-driving car knowing that I helped make this technology a reality. Thanks to a fellowship named Code2040, I was able to experience working with self-driving cars firsthand.

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Cheesin’ with Cruise’s all-electric, self-driving car

Code 2040 helps connect underrepresented minorities to opportunities in tech. As an African American student at the University of Maryland studying Information Science, Code2040 was a natural fit. …

Sean Brown

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