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 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;, 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:

Small Business Associate Certificate

Cyber Security Certification:

End User: Social Engineering Certificate

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