Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • April 15, 2019

    IT-Ready QA opens doors to career opportunity for recent grad

    Despite his robust education and practical work experience in IT, Vinay Kumar Dabbiru was getting more rejections than job interviews. IT-Ready QA gave him credentials to supplement his already impressive resume.
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  • October 16, 2018

    Build Your Brand

    During the Blacks in Technology Conference, attendees gather tips on how to build their own personal brands through volunteering, hard work and networking.
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  • October 15, 2018

    Keep the Diverse in IT

    During IT-Ready fifth annual IT-Ready employer breakfast, more than 60 hiring managers in the Twin Cities discussed how to retain diverse employees in the tech workforce.
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  • November 7, 2017

    Chicago Girl Scouts Dig into IT Hardware and Discover Confidence

    Girl Scouts TechGirlz Nov 4 Girl Scouts from Englewood use TechShopz in a Box to explore the parts that make computers work and how the pieces fit together.
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  • November 6, 2017

    Helping employers view tech education and recruitment in a new light

    IBM Azzaria Douglas A new public education model is producing tech-savvy, STEM-oriented graduates with associate’s degrees. These work-ready individuals are eager for entry-level professional experience and the chance to prove themselves in IT. Will the tech industry give them the opportunity?
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  • November 3, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Strata CEO Nurtures Young Technologists through TechGirlz

    This summer Joy Baer, CEO of ad tech software company Strata, hosted a STEM workshop with Creating IT Futures partner TechGirlz in Chicago. After the event, our correspondent caught up with Baer to continue the conversation here…
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