Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 24, 2019

    Tech Savvy event shows girls and women the fun — as well as career possibilities — offered by technology.

    Our blogger Michelle Lange attend a Tech Savvy event this spring sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and created a podcast detailing what she saw and heard.
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  • June 18, 2019

    Validating coding classes with young digital learners in rural Uganda

    Atlas Corps Fellow Joshua Eyaru visited a coding class for young students in New York City and compares the experience to his teaching digital skills to children in his home country of Uganda.
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  • June 12, 2019

    Technologists Embrace, Learn from Failure

    Creating IT Futures CEO Charles Eaton discusses the characteristics that help technologists succeed. How do you separate good failures from bad ones?
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  • May 21, 2019

    Veterans launch civilian tech careers, thanks to IT-Ready San Antonio

    IT-Ready’s inaugural class in San Antonio graduated this spring. Most of the participants are military veterans who, thanks to support from Wounded Warrior Project and Cognizant Foundation, now have skills needed to begin successful civilian careers in information technology.
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  • May 20, 2019

    IT-Ready Portland launches careers of newly certified tech workers

    IT-Ready Portland’s first class for 2019 is off to a great start. Of the 22 graduates, all of them have earned their CompTIA A+ certification and 17 already have secured full-time employment in information technology.
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  • May 20, 2019

    Does a College Degree Equate to Workforce Success?

    Achieving a college degree has long been a pillar of the American Dream. However, based on two John Zogby Strategies polls -one conducted in September 2017 and another in July of 2018 – we are seeing a deep divide in the overall public perception about whether or not completing a college degree can aid their graduates in achieving success in the workforce.
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