Christine Hong knew she wanted a job in the tech industry. What she didn’t know was how to make it happen.  A year and a half out of college, she was desperately craving a career change. But without any formal...
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...
As a high school student in Chicago, Melvin Hernandez was accepted into the engineering program at a prestigious local university. However, because he was an undocumented immigrant, he didn’t qualify for in-state tuition. Melvin is one of the DREAMers...
There came a point where the world just became too serious for Bill Troolin. Enrolled at University of Minnesota Data Visualization and Analytics Boot Camp in the middle of a once-in-a-century pandemic, Bill and his fellow learners had unsurprisingly...
When UX/UI boot camp instructor Chris Becker tasked his UC Irvine students with choosing a local nonprofit to focus on for their final design project, he had one requirement: pick one that matters to you personally. “The project centered...
Nearly 100 years ago, American women gained the right to vote. As we approach August 26th and Women’s Equality Day, we women are working to overcome another gender barrier: workplace inequality. Nowhere is this obstacle more visible than in tech....
This piece, written by Gordana Goudie, originally appeared on the Georgia Tech Professional Education website.  If only I could have a computer.  These are the words that changed Esterling Accime’s life forever. This wish – and an insatiable hunger to learn...
There’s a persistent problem in tech. We all know it, we’ve all talked about it, and many of us have experienced it firsthand. There just aren’t enough women in the industry. At Trilogy Education, we’re working to close the gender...
For 18 years, Justin Gerow worked his way up the supply-chain management ladder, amassing an impressive knowledge base of logistics and transport operations. Then one day, thinking about the time he took coding courses in college for fun—he decided...
When Kevin Davis was put in charge of an auto-parts warehouse, he noticed something strange.  “There wasn’t any official record keeping. They’d just write things down on scraps of paper and throw them away,” he said. “I thought this was...

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