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  • Introducing NextUp: CompTIA’s new initiative to inspire future technologists

    charles at channelcon keynote In his keynote address at CompTIA’s ChannelCon 2016 conference, CEO Todd Thibodeaux presented this challenge to hundreds of IT executives: How can our industry attract the best and brightest for the next generation workforce?
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  • CompTIA’s IT Support & Services Community elects to support Girl Develop It, National Cristina Foundation charities

    Contributions will help advance nonprofit programs supporting technology reuse and adult women learners.
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  • Genesys for Beginners

    Last week a group of teenagers took the stage to receive an important piece of paper that evades so many young people these days — and, no, it wasn’t a diploma. They were handed their very own business cards. The teens — most of them from disadvantaged households in the poorest neighborhoods of Houston — are participants in Genesys Works, a successful and growing nonprofit organization that prepares high school students for senior-year internships with large corporations.
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  • Continuing the Promise

    Many companies pay little more than lip service to helping military veterans obtain civilian employment. But one company is pledging significant revenues and hiring commitments to help the veteran cause.
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  • A Moving Moment

    Attendees of Breakaway 2012 in Las Vegas ran into the usual suspects in Sin City, as Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Dean Martin (or the late Rat Pack’s best impersonators, at least) provided the final night’s entertainment. But also making his way to the stage at Breakaway was one total newcomer to the Vegas scene.
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  • CompTIA Communities Go on a Giving Spree

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  • Taking IT in Stride

    As the Creating IT Futures Foundation has studied the terrain of workforce development in the IT space, one organization we’ve looked toward for inspiration and experience time and again is the Stride Center. With four locations in the Bay Area of California, this nonprofit organization has taken on the task of transforming the lives of people in poverty in part by up-leveling their clients’ computer skills. We can relate to that mission, and we recognize the challenges they have overcome. ...
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  • U-TOUCH for Uganda

    "Rebel Attack," an image from "The Secrets of War," a compilation of drawings of Ugandan school children. U-TOUCH is working to help young Ugandans move forward after the war. The children’s colored drawings are remarkably detailed. What is even more startling are the events they depict.
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  • CompTIA Member Communities Give Back

    For the second year running, CompTIA has decided to leverage its IT communities to promote technology-related philanthropic organizations around the world. With grants around $5,000, the news is definitely worth sharing.
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  • Advancing Women in IT to blaze pathways

    To quote directly from the Feb. 29, 2012, press release: The Advancing Women in IT Community is committed to empowering women with knowledge and skills necessary to help their pursuit of successful IT careers, as well as to inspire women to make the IT field their career choice.
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  • An Awesome Trend

    We were recently bowled over by the generosity of employees at Trend Micro, who reached down deep before the holidays to help veterans who are trying to make it in the IT field. Their generosity will help Creating IT Futures recruit more veterans to the IT-Ready Apprentice Program, which is launching in 2012.
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Creating IT Futures

A 501(c)(3) charity was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the Information Technology Industry Trade Association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.

Mission

We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers.

Contact

Creating IT Futures
c/o CompTIA
3500 Lacey Road, Suite 100
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Phone: (630) 678-8300
Email: info@creatingitfutures.org