San Diego, California, has long been associated with beautiful beaches, surf culture, and great weather. The city has a historic legacy of being the home to a variety of telecommunications and semiconductor companies, which has helped to spur San...
Around the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Matthew Debnar was finishing up his job in retail e-commerce and doing some freelance consulting. In 2019, he completed a role replatforming a company to the self-sufficient Shopify, and his 2020 consulting...
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When people talk about their workplace being like a zoo, they usually don’t mean it literally. For Twin Cities resident Melissa Nelson, it was the honest truth. Melissa began her career at the Chahinkapa Zoo in Wahpeton, North Dakota....
Like many young adults, Ernesto Rodriguez went to college because it was the expected next step after high school. Since he’d always been interested in technology, software development and cybersecurity seemed like logical subjects to study. But even while...
Wes Braga has been a musician for much of his life: touring as a hired musician, teaching a variety of instruments, and now performing with his rock band Echo Pilot. For a large part of the past few years...
Will Rackley is a former NFL athlete, a current professional artist, and a boot camp-educated coder. In other words, there isn’t much that he hasn’t tackled.  Born in Athens, Greece to a military family, Will moved around a lot growing...
Isabella Candido grew up in Delaware, attended college locally, and worked in the healthcare field before eventually shifting gears. Eager for a change of pace, she discovered a new passion that she wanted to pursue professionally and wound up...
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...
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