Creating IT Futures is working to expand training and opportunities across the industry.


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With today’s global economy, the IT industry has an opportunity to lead the way when it comes to training and employment of a diverse workforce. This month, we're focusing on people and efforts that underscore diversity in the workplace, offering opportunities for both individuals and organizations.

September 2018

Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – One Endless Voice to Enhance our Traditions

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Creating IT Futures is doing its part by celebrating IT-Ready graduates of Hispanic descent.

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Empowering Change, One Individual at a Time

IT-Ready allowed Javier Martinez to turn what had been a favorite hobby — information technology — into a career path with growth.

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Technologist Talk Radio Podcast Visits CompTIA’s Bring Your Kids to Work Day

In this recent installment of Creating IT Futures’ Technologist Talk Radio podcast, Michelle Lange joins a record crowd for CompTIA’s Bring Your Kids to Work Day and sees firsthand how to inspire the next generation of technologists.

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I’m a Technologist, Too: Meet Matthew Pineiro, Systems Engineer

In many IT roles, math and science often take a back seat to intangible “soft skills” careers. Systems Engineer Matthew Pineiro is a notable example.

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Documentary Highlights How We Are Working to Close the Skills and Diversity Gap in IT Jobs

Working Nation and Creating IT Futures collaborate to show how programs helping untapped talent transfer their skills to quality jobs are increasingly important for a healthy workforce pipeline.

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Visit Creating IT Futures at Our New Online Home!

Creating IT Futures has launched a new website. Designed to increase engagement and opportunity for individuals and organizations, our goal is to take on the skills gap challenge through research, program development and partnering.


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Creating IT Futures

3500 Lacey Road, Suite 100 - Downers Grove, IL 60515

(630) 678-8300



The IT Workforce Charity of CompTIA

Creating IT Futures, a 501(c)(3) charity, was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the global IT industry association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.


Our 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.

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