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 7, 2018

    Bartender trades in taps and glasses for tech career

    Matthew Kerr liked bartending well enough, but he wanted a career that offered benefits as well as a bright future. IT-Ready equipped him with the knowledge he needed to break into IT.
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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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  • May 31, 2018

    I’m a Technologist Too: Alyissa Dzaugis, STEAM Star

    Technologist-art-10 Technologists come from unexpected places. If they’re good problem solvers, they will succeed too. Read this profile of one technologist who integrated an interest in art into the tech world, from the 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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