Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • 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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  • June 14, 2018

    Electronics enthusiast turns passion into second career in technology

    When Keith Bryant was sidelined with a back injury and unable to work at his long-time job, IT-Ready gave him the credentials he needed to launch a new career in IT.
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  • 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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