Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • July 1, 2019

    TechGirlz Inspires Middle School Girls to Create with Technology

    Atlas Corps Fellow Joshua Eyaru examines how TechGirlz — a program of Creating IT Futures —exposes girls to potential tech careers through its Python programming workshops, on the many workshops they offer.
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  • June 27, 2019

    Musician Jason Hernandez applies his talents to systems administration, thanks to IT-Ready

    Music has always been a passion for Jason Hernandez – but it can be a hard way to make a living. IT-Ready gave him skills to launch a successful career in technology.
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  • 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 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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