Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 11, 2018

    How Mentoring Makes Tech Sticky

    Mentoring-panel Tech programs help girls get involved in computers over the long term.
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  • June 4, 2018

    Confronting Bias in Technology

    Keynote-Rokeya-Jones-1 Microsoft’s Rokeya Jones lays out the 3Es to developing truly inclusive technology.
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  • March 19, 2018

    IT-Ready alum serves as everyday ambassador for women of color succeeding in the tech industry

    Now with five years of IT industry experience under her belt, IT-Ready alum Ngina Baggett sees nothing but advancement opportunities ahead of her.
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  • February 14, 2018

    I’m a Technologist, Too: Meet Shannon Branch, Scholar and Innovator

    Technologist Art 4Technologists know how to rise above challenges to find pathways to solutions. Shannon Branch is an excellent example. Read her inspirational profile in this installment of our series “I’m a Technologist, Too,” excerpted from Charles Eaton’s book How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.
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  • December 19, 2017

    Dashed dream turns into ‘dream come true,’ thanks to IT-Ready

    IMG_5829 To provide for his family, Army veteran Phao Thor set his own dreams aside. IT-Ready equipped him with the skills and confidence he needed to make new dreams come true.
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  • December 11, 2017

    Getting a foot in the IT industry door

    IMG_0420 Although Teela Moua was passionate about IT, he knew that without job experience, nobody would hire him. IT-Ready gave him the credibility and certification needed to secure tech employment.
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