Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • July 13, 2020

    Representation Matters for Women and People of Color in Technology

    The information technology industry suffers from a lack of diversity. Author Andrea Roberson explains how organizations can encourage women and people of color by educating youth, encouraging networking opportunities, embracing allies and mentorships, and amplifying marginalized voices.
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  • March 25, 2020

    Podcast Mini-Series for Women’s History Month Features 5 “Technologist Tales” of Closing the Gender Gap in the Tech Workforce

    In honor of Women’s History Month, a Technologist Talk mini-series features 5 episodes about women working to close the gender gap in the tech workforce by blazing trails, rejecting bias and inspiring peers.
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  • February 26, 2020

    What Can Tech Businesses Do to Create Diverse and Inclusive Workplace Environments?

    In the second of a 3-part series, Technologist Talk podcast guest Ulysses Smith describes ways tech firms reach diversity and inclusion goals, ways that may work and a few that may not.
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  • February 14, 2020

    Why Creating Diverse and Inclusive Workplace Environments Is a Priority for Tech Businesses

    In the first of a 3-part series, Technologist Talk podcast guest Ulysses Smith describes nuances of a diverse, inclusive workplace and how tech-focused firms can create one.
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  • October 10, 2018

    Lighting a fire under a new career

    When Isiah Rafos’ dream of becoming a firefighter for the Air Force was extinguished, IT-Ready offered him a viable new path.
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  • June 18, 2018

    Moving on up, thanks to IT-Ready

    N70A1108 Frustrated by a lack of professional advancement in his previous career, IT-Ready grad Albert Lee finds IT offers ample room for growth for tech workers.
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