Diversity & Inclusion

Need advice to kickstart your tech career? Check out Black Tech Philly’s next meetup

Aug. 23, 2022 5:03 pm

Need advice to kickstart your tech career? Check out Black Tech Philly’s next meetup

The org founded by three software engineers has a focus on helping Black and brown professionals get a foothold in the industry.
How I Got Here: This is Max Dennison’s pitch for early STEM exposure

Aug. 22, 2022 4:45 pm

How I Got Here: This is Max Dennison’s pitch for early STEM exposure

The Rec2Tech leader is a self-taught technologist who now teaches Pittsburgh's future tech pros — at least, he hopes they will be.
Why Pittsburgh’s Meta Mesh Wireless Communities picked this for its new name

Aug. 22, 2022 1:41 pm

Why Pittsburgh’s Meta Mesh Wireless Communities picked this for its new name

Plus, the nonprofit's Every1online initiative is about to hit the milestone of 100 installations completed, just a year after its launch.
STEM Coding Lab is driving computer science education to Pittsburgh kids

Aug. 18, 2022 2:22 pm

STEM Coding Lab is driving computer science education to Pittsburgh kids

The new Wi-Fi on Wheels CyberBus is the nonprofit's latest effort to boost access to an industry in needs of fresh talent.
‘Ours is part of the American story’: 5 South Asian tech leaders get real about pain, privilege and power

Aug. 15, 2022 5:09 pm

‘Ours is part of the American story’: 5 South Asian tech leaders get real about pain, privilege and power

If South Asians’ presence in the global tech ecosystem is a given, then these professionals’ perspectives illuminate just how varied our stories are — and what that means for everyone else.
DC is the top city in the US for Black entrepreneurs, says a new report

Aug. 15, 2022 3:49 pm

DC is the top city in the US for Black entrepreneurs, says a new report

Incfile examined the 100 most populated cities in the US to determine the metric, which named DC as the #1 spot for Black entrepreneurs to start their business.
Meet the PAGE Hurdle Fund, taking aim at the racial wealth gap for entrepreneurs

Aug. 11, 2022 5:17 pm

Meet the PAGE Hurdle Fund, taking aim at the racial wealth gap for entrepreneurs

Disparities in family wealth prevent Black and brown entrepreneurs from succeeding to their fullest potential, writes Kenyatta James of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia. This new small business grant program is one solution.
Campus Philly’s new mentorship program is for college students seeking tech careers

Aug. 9, 2022 2:16 pm

Campus Philly’s new mentorship program is for college students seeking tech careers

The Tech Mentorship Forum is will connect "racially diverse" peers with experienced pros working in the field.
How I Got Here: Ashley Esposito on creating your own path in tech

Aug. 4, 2022 6:09 pm

How I Got Here: Ashley Esposito on creating your own path in tech

The technologist and Baltimore school board frontrunner explains how using tech to cover her weaknesses became her greatest strength.
How this TEDCO program aims to increase access to business resources in Maryland’s most populated areas

Aug. 4, 2022 9:52 am

How this TEDCO program aims to increase access to business resources in Maryland’s most populated areas

The Urban Business Innovation Initiative connects founders with the people and programs needed to help their companies grow.