Diversity & Inclusion

How innovation in Baltimore led to Catalyte’s new $15M state contract

Jun. 23, 2022 5:33 pm

How innovation in Baltimore led to Catalyte’s new $15M state contract

With the new contract, CEO Jacob Hsu plans to show that what Catalyte did for Baltimore can scale for the state — and even the country.
‘Technology is currency’: Lessons from living beneath, and moving past, the digital divide

Jun. 23, 2022 4:41 pm

‘Technology is currency’: Lessons from living beneath, and moving past, the digital divide

Following Hopeworks' spring hackathon focused on storytelling and the digital divide, GIS team leader CJ Pagan writes about their experience growing up without much access to tech.
Closing the digital divide requires more than internet access

Jun. 23, 2022 11:35 am

Closing the digital divide requires more than internet access

"We can put networks and get everyone connected and still not have digital equity," says Bret Perkins, Comcast's SVP of external and government affairs. Here's what the corporation and communities are doing about it.
Pass IT On wants to change the game by bringing an esports league to Baltimore

Jun. 23, 2022 11:27 am

Pass IT On wants to change the game by bringing an esports league to Baltimore

Willie Sanders Jr. is using video games to create IT professionals, but that's only the tip of the iceberg for the growth he wants to see in Baltimore’s tech community.
What Roundtrip learned from two years of internal DEI audits

Jun. 22, 2022 2:31 pm

What Roundtrip learned from two years of internal DEI audits

The data has influenced hiring practices, leadership decisions and internal policy, such as removing college degrees as requirements from some jobs.
Snapshot report: Representation, respect and opportunity are still lacking for professionals of color

Jun. 22, 2022 7:30 am

Snapshot report: Representation, respect and opportunity are still lacking for professionals of color

And some expect advice to help you dig deeper.
Here are 9 Black-owned orgs and businesses to support beyond Juneteenth

Jun. 21, 2022 10:15 am

Here are 9 Black-owned orgs and businesses to support beyond Juneteenth

If you're really down to support Black communities, these are just a sampling of the nonprofits and companies that, under Black leaders, want to make a better Baltimore.
Girls Who Game comes to WilmU: ‘You can have your own pathway to the gaming industry’

Jun. 17, 2022 10:00 am

Girls Who Game comes to WilmU: ‘You can have your own pathway to the gaming industry’

Plus, a roundup of Juneteenth events happening in Delaware this weekend and beyond.
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.