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Is VC funding for women getting any better?

Apr. 1, 2021 5:17 pm

Is VC funding for women getting any better?

In April 2021 — Funding Women Founders Month — look for data dives, startup check-ins, founder and investor profiles, and stories on venture capital trends with gender equity in mind.
No internet, no vaccine: How lack of internet access has limited vaccine availability for racial and ethnic minorities

Feb. 19, 2021 1:37 pm

No internet, no vaccine: How lack of internet access has limited vaccine availability for racial and ethnic minorities

Internet access is emerging as a new and troublesome determinant of health, particularly for under-resourced communities and aging populations, say these researchers.
Comcast is doubling Internet Essentials speeds. The move comes amid ongoing digital equity initiatives — and calls to do more

Feb. 2, 2021 4:12 pm

Comcast is doubling Internet Essentials speeds. The move comes amid ongoing digital equity initiatives — and calls to do more

The comms giant raised speeds of its service for low-income customers. Coming amid a pandemic, it raises the questions: Is it enough? And what is Comcast's responsibility to solve the digital divide?
Where do technologists find community these days?

Jan. 5, 2021 2:02 pm

Where do technologists find community these days?

Months into all-remote-everything, we checked in with a handful of tech pros and event organizers around the mid-Atlantic about how they're continuing to connect with and learn from their peers.
How can the private sector be harnessed to reform the criminal justice system?

Dec. 2, 2020 2:03 pm

How can the private sector be harnessed to reform the criminal justice system?

On the challenges of nonprofit, policy, private-sector and other proposed solutions to lessening the harmful effects of the U.S. criminal justice system — and the case for a new model.
What does workforce development look like in a recession?

Nov. 6, 2020 1:11 pm

What does workforce development look like in a recession?

For Workforce Development Month, Technical.ly reporters will dive deeper into IT training programs, upskilling, tech apprenticeships, pipeline diversity efforts and the like.
Initiatives to close the digital divide must last beyond the COVID-19 pandemic to work

Oct. 28, 2020 5:00 pm

Initiatives to close the digital divide must last beyond the COVID-19 pandemic to work

How hard would it be to provide free internet on an ongoing basis? A researcher who specializes in curriculum design and integrating tech into education explores the issue, looking especially at pandemic-time internet-for-all examples in D.C., Philadelphia and Chicago.
We need to revisit the small business lending process for women entrepreneurs

Sep. 30, 2020 7:42 am

We need to revisit the small business lending process for women entrepreneurs

Less than 5% of small biz lending goes to women. Catherine Berman, CEO of CNote, shares insight into one effort to do better in measuring risk for those entrepreneurs and financially underserved communities.
Technical.ly On the Record: The challenge of expanding digital access in a pandemic

Sep. 1, 2020 11:01 am

Technical.ly On the Record: The challenge of expanding digital access in a pandemic

For the seventh episode of Technical.ly's interview series taking you inside our journalists' virtual notebooks, Baltimore's Donte Kirby discusses how stakeholders are working to expand internet access for students.
In an unfathomably challenging 2020, who deserves to be celebrated in your local tech community?

Aug. 27, 2020 3:06 pm

In an unfathomably challenging 2020, who deserves to be celebrated in your local tech community?

Nominate impactful leaders, change-making companies or innovative products making their communities better for this year's reimagined Technical.ly Awards.

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