Shercole King

Shercole King serves as the Homeless Management Information Systems Administrator for VIA LINK. As Administrator, Shercole works with homeless programs on data quality and human services software user experiences for the Greater New Orleans region. Today in addition to her work with the homeless community, she has devoted her time to bringing technological resources to the youth in underserved communities in the area. She serves as founder of The Creative Impulse, which plans to focus on bridging the gap between technology and the arts. She is also Co-Founder of Teens for Tech, which is a program solely focused on bringing technology to youth. The program most notable is Teen Tech Day, a one-day conference, in its sixth year, which has gone from serving 15 to over 60 students each year.

Shercole has also previously run successful websites called Good Nola and Minority Weirdos, which spotlighted all positive things and experiences in the Greater New Orleans area. She has also written for online publications such as Go Nola, Humid Beings, New Orleans and Me, in which she stayed active in the online community building resources for locals and tourist alike.

Shercole serves on the board of New Orleans Women in Technology and as the co-chairperson of the Impact Committee. In addition, Shercole serves on the Loyola University Alumni Board and sits on the Scholarship Committee. Shercole has previously served on the board of NOLA Young Urban Rebuilding Professionals, a successful Post-Katrina initiative to engage and retain young professionals in New Orleans. Shercole was previously appointed to the the Steering Committee for Fountain of Youth Foundations, among others.

Shercole was recognized in 2013 and 2014 through Silicon Bayou 100. In 2011, Shercole won The Circle of Excellence of Award from Delgado Community College for her work in the community surrounding youth and technology. She was also recognized as a nominee for the Millennials Award and Ada Lovelace “Woman of the Year in NolaTech”. In 2016, Shercole King was invited to attend the White House’s “Expanding Opportunity with Open Data.”