Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 19, 2014

    OurFamilyWizard recruits the human touch from IT-Ready

    IT-Ready helps software developer find IT tech support candidates with soft professional skills.
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  • May 19, 2014

    Harrison Lovell’s rough start in IT-Ready training turns into solid finish

    Per Scholas graduate who barely squeaked into program is featured speaker at this year’s CAST 2014, the annual conference of the Association for Software Testing.
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  • March 17, 2014

    Early guidance positioned Craig Brown for success

    Craig Brown’s father was instrumental in making sure he had the classes he needed to be ready for a future in engineering. That guidance led Craig to four degrees, a great career and owning his own company. Now, Craig has advice for today’s young people.
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  • January 22, 2014

    Passport to Prosperity

    As a student in Iraq in the late 1970s, Lamia Al-Azzawe was always very good in math and science. When she finished high school, she sailed through a computer science degree and began a job for the Iraqi government as a programmer and analyst, a job that lasted nearly a decade. But in the late 1990s Iraq’s economy started to free-fall. She and her husband looked around for better options, but the only country that would accept them without a visa was Libya.
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  • December 16, 2013

    Being the Standard

    Edgar Flores didn’t have an older brother or sister to show him how to throw a baseball, ask a girl out, or decide what courses to take in school. He had to figure those things out for himself.
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  • October 21, 2013

    Honoring Her Mother’s Vision

    Lakecia Gunter noticed how the magazines and books were piling up in her mother’s house. Her mother, a diabetic, had recently lost vision in one of her eyes. Lakecia turned to her company’s technology for help. She reached for the Intel Reader, which allowed her mother to see the writing on the page “and feel like a whole person” again.
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