My name is Aqueelah Emanuel and I was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. I’ve also lived in Rhode Island, New York, and Texas. I’m currently residing in Spring Lake, North Carolina.
I am a Military Wife, a New Mom, and Entrepreneur. I have 10+ years of experience in the software testing industry. Before that, I was a buyer’s assistant for a design company. I also worked for a career outplacement company, that assisted laid off employees.
I have been writing since childhood. But, I’ve written professionally for 5 years. My articles have been featured in; Lifehack.org, Women 2.0, BIT, Career Relaunch, and Medium. You can view my articles for those publications here. As well as my own publication AQ’s Corner.
I am very familiar with the startup ecosystem as I have spent the past 8 years working in startups. I have experience working as a Self Employed QA Consultant with various companies. As well as a full-time employee in entry, mid and director level positions.
My industry experience includes but is not limited to; media advertising, SaaS, gaming, transportation and oil & gas.
I hold an A.S Degree in Applied Computer Science, with concentrations in Programming and Psychology. I also hold a B.S. Degree in Information Science, with a concentration in Networking from Johnson & Wales University.
In February of 2015, I obtained my Certified ScrumMaster Certification.
Small Business Certification:
Cyber Security Certification: