In almost 20 years in web development, Sarah Cullen never worked directly with more than one other female developer at a time. “There just are not enough of us out there,” she said. Sarah’s experience isn’t unique. The gap...
This post was originally published on August 13, 2018. It has been updated to feature a video story on Darlene's coding journey. As a science teacher and professor, Darlene Holland has noticed a trend in STEM fields. “When minority and female...
For many in Haiti, a future in technology can seem like a pipe dream. Designated a third world country and still recovering from its catastrophic earthquake, the island is lacking in sufficient technology and education resources. But that doesn’t...
As a fashion designer, Bianca Salomon was building an e-commerce website for her new clothing line. She found the CMS she was working with pretty limiting—and wanted to learn more. Most people in Bianca’s shoes would have read a...
U.S. veterans form a strong backbone of loyalty, perseverance, and professionalism for the country. They have sacrificed time with their families, put on hold their careers, and set aside their own needs to serve our nation with pride and...
This piece written by Muriel Vega originally appeared on Hypepotamus. After six years in the U.S. Air Force, Kenneth Barnes wanted to come back to his original social work-oriented career path — with a tech twist. Upon realization of how technology could...
Pavel Altukhov had two degrees and an impressive career as a financial analyst. His job was rewarding, but he worried that his skills weren’t marketable enough.  Wanting to stay relevant in today’s rapidly evolving job market, Pavel decided to make...
It’s easy to get distracted by the negative stories that happen every day. But around the holidays, it’s important to reflect on all of the good in the world. And there’s no better way to do this than to...
Sonia Castellano’s journey into technology began on Facebook. An active networker, she was struck when she came across a connection’s testimonial about a coding boot camp they had attended. She raved about the experience, reflecting on how she went...
DreamTeamDesigns, a team of programmers consisting of Ben Harris, Geoff George, Edward Cheever, and Robert Hardin, took home the championship title at the Next Level Competition (NLC) in July. Their winning project was Fridge2Table, an application that lets users...

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