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Angelica Ross (born 1980/1981) is an American activist for transgender rights. She started TransTech Social Enterprises to help transgender people. She was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Work

In 2014, Angelica Ross started the TransTech Social Enterprises organization in Chicago. Transtech is a training and design organization. It trains and contracts transgender people in technology. Transtech is a project of Allied Media Projects, an NGO in Detroit.

According to Ross, who transitioned in 2000, the time of gender transition can be difficult. Some people need work but do not have the skills. Other people have skills, but cannot find work because of discrimination. If people can telecommute, they can work during the time of gender transition.

Awards

In 2016, Ros received a Visibility Award from the Human Rights Campaign.

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