Sarah Huffman

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Sarah Huffman is a Technical.ly reporter covering the Philly tech and entrepreneurship, with a focus on access and equity. She joined the newsroom in June 2022 by way of the Report for America program.

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Why 6 Philly teens tried their hand at entrepreneurship through the pandemic

Jun. 30, 2022 4:14 pm

Why 6 Philly teens tried their hand at entrepreneurship through the pandemic

FirstHand students said their reasons for launching their own ventures ranged from wanting to stay busy to spiting naysayers: "'Oh, you’re a business owner at your age?' Like, yes."
This startup uses VR to bring kids back to reality

Jun. 30, 2022 12:20 pm

This startup uses VR to bring kids back to reality

Philly-founded Virgils created a virtual reality platform to help youth connect with each other and develop healthier internet habits while meeting them where they're at.
This Philly nonprofit is giving out 100 Google scholarships

Jun. 23, 2022 2:12 pm

This Philly nonprofit is giving out 100 Google scholarships

Philadelphia Women's Network Connection is facilitating funding for Grow with Google certificate courses such as IT support, data analytics, project management, UX design and android development.
How I Got Here: This Google designer wrote a how-to book about UX drawing

Jun. 22, 2022 10:00 am

How I Got Here: This Google designer wrote a how-to book about UX drawing

Kent Eisenhuth's design background and lifelong affinity for art informed his belief that anyone can draw, especially to contribute to a product or service development process.
How to celebrate Juneteenth 2022 in Philly, from events to company recognition

Jun. 16, 2022 3:37 pm

How to celebrate Juneteenth 2022 in Philly, from events to company recognition

Here's some advice for employers, plus digitally friendly happenings this weekend.
Check out Smith Playground’s new 1Philadelphia mural

Jun. 15, 2022 5:27 pm

Check out Smith Playground’s new 1Philadelphia mural

The collab between Coded by Kids and Mural Arts points to a more equitable future for young technologists and entrepreneurs.
This microprocessor chip shaped computer history right from the Philly ‘burbs

Jun. 8, 2022 12:32 pm

This microprocessor chip shaped computer history right from the Philly ‘burbs

The region's Compuseum crew honor MOS Technology and its 6502 chip, which they say revolutionized personal computing.
Temple’s new Digital Equity Center brings boosted computer access to surrounding neighborhoods

May 19, 2022 4:45 pm

Temple’s new Digital Equity Center brings boosted computer access to surrounding neighborhoods

In the former Norris Homes Community Center, find devices, workshops, education and local groups working toward a goal of broader digital equity in Philadelphia.