Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • 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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  • 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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