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...
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...
When Toronto resident Lisa Freedman found out she had breast cancer, she asked herself a simple question. What’s my passion? At 58, the legal adjudicator knew the answer. It wasn’t the law; it was technology. Coupled with her diagnosis,...
As a science teacher and professor, Darlene Holland has noticed a trend in STEM fields. “When minority and female students don’t see themselves represented in certain careers, they seem to think ‘those people doing those jobs don’t look like me,...
“Never stop improving” is one of our key values at Trilogy Education, and that’s what this week was all about at our annual summit, Impact 2019.  For one day, we gathered with university leaders from across the globe to...
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...
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...
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...
For most of his adult experience, Mohammed Wardeh searched tirelessly for a better life—for himself and his family. During this quest, he travelled from his hometown of Damascus, Syria to Aleppo, from Aleppo to Saudi Arabia, from Saudi Arabia...
Edna Jonsson is an alumna of the first UCF Coding Boot Camp. After experiencing a life-changing event, Edna decided she was going to dive into coding and do whatever it took to get a job. Edna shared her experience in...

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