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‘Lack of diversity hurts everyone’ in the tech community access

May 16, 2016 10:50 am

‘Lack of diversity hurts everyone’ in the tech community

That's what developer Courtney Wilburn said during a panel at #techInColor’s annual Philly Tech Week event, where technologists and entrepreneurs who are underrepresented in the tech sector shared their experiences.
Women and people of color should ‘capitalize’ on their difference in the tech scene access

May 9, 2016 11:45 am

Women and people of color should ‘capitalize’ on their difference in the tech scene

A panel of Black women technologists and entrepreneurs shared their thoughts and ideas about making Philadelphia the leader of gender equality in tech. Councilman David Oh also stopped by.
Advice for CEOs who want to hire a diverse staff access

May 4, 2016 9:20 am

Advice for CEOs who want to hire a diverse staff

A panel of women in tech offered tips on how companies can walk the walk on diversity.
Pyramid STEM Showcase takes Philly Tech Week to North Philly access

May 2, 2016 5:05 pm

Pyramid STEM Showcase takes Philly Tech Week to North Philly

Now in its fifth year, the Pyramid STEM Showcase featured excavated artifacts, littleBits and Drake. Kind of.
The case for Philadelphia civic

May 2, 2016 12:59 pm

The case for Philadelphia

How Philly's tech community is fighting to stand out.
How CocoaLove booked a speaker lineup that was 50 percent women dev

Apr. 15, 2016 11:39 am

How CocoaLove booked a speaker lineup that was 50 percent women

Key lessons from the locally-organized iOS conference. Plus, details about their 2016 scholarships.
Why GSI Health moved from Chestnut Hill to a Center City skyscraper business

Apr. 15, 2016 10:12 am

Why GSI Health moved from Chestnut Hill to a Center City skyscraper

At Thursday's ribbon cutting, LeRoy Jones, CEO of the venture-backed health IT company, gave a stirring speech about opportunities for young Black men and giving back to the family that raised him.
Coded by Kids is hosting Philly Tech Week events at rec centers in underserved neighborhoods access

Apr. 12, 2016 10:17 am

Coded by Kids is hosting Philly Tech Week events at rec centers in underserved neighborhoods

With the help of a Philly Tech Week microgrant, the coding education nonprofit is bringing Philly Tech Week outside of the normal Center City fold. Here's how you can get involved.
Wednesday: Meet med-tech founder Laura Taddie at Lesbians Who Tech access

Mar. 15, 2016 11:48 am

Wednesday: Meet med-tech founder Laura Taddie at Lesbians Who Tech

Both LGBT folks and allies are welcome.

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