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It’s in the name: How Digital Pioneers Academy is keeping students connected through COVID-19 access

Jul. 2, 2020 2:59 pm

It’s in the name: How Digital Pioneers Academy is keeping students connected through COVID-19

The two-year-old public charter school serving minority middle schoolers has equipped each of its students with a Chromebook and internet access so they can learn at home.
Underrepresented students in STEM are getting a boost from this new education initiative access

Jun. 26, 2020 1:56 pm

Underrepresented students in STEM are getting a boost from this new education initiative

Up to 150 D.C. students can attend a weeklong virtual tech camp for free, thanks to a partnership between iD Tech and Salesforce that stemmed from a Howard University connection.
Meet Women in Data DC, a community built on education, opportunities and improving diversity access

Jun. 26, 2020 10:53 am

Meet Women in Data DC, a community built on education, opportunities and improving diversity

Regional Sponsorship Lead Rajvi Mehta shares the opportunities the nonprofit's local chapter has for women working in tech, including virtual events, a Slack channel and book club.
Howard University and AARP are partnering to develop age-tech solutions access

Jun. 26, 2020 8:59 am

Howard University and AARP are partnering to develop age-tech solutions

AARP Innovation Labs will support HU with tech and resources to improve the health of adults age 50 and up who might have chronic conditions and live in underserved communities.
A new scholarship fund for tech bootcamps in 2U’s university network promotes equity in tech access

Jun. 25, 2020 2:36 pm

A new scholarship fund for tech bootcamps in 2U’s university network promotes equity in tech

Through the fund, underrepresented communities in tech will receive a $2,500 for tech bootcamps at universities like George Washington University.
LoveCast is hosting a ‘Date with Pride’ edition of its virtual dating show access

Jun. 17, 2020 8:12 am

LoveCast is hosting a ‘Date with Pride’ edition of its virtual dating show

This special edition of the newly launched show will air on June 18 in honor of Pride Month.
The time is now to connect with ecosystem builders access

Jun. 15, 2020 5:12 pm

The time is now to connect with ecosystem builders

Inclusive Innovation Incubator founder Aaron Saunders calls for ongoing support for organizations like his supporting technologists, entrepreneurs and creatives from underrepresented backgrounds.
Here’s how 5 #dctech leaders are responding to the nation’s civil unrest access

Jun. 3, 2020 4:26 pm

Here’s how 5 #dctech leaders are responding to the nation’s civil unrest

Company heads from Halcyon, Byte Back, Hatch, Upside Business Travel and MemoryWell share how they're dealing with systemic injustices against Black Americans from within.
April Johnson: Tech companies, it’s not enough to ‘not be a racist’ access

Jun. 2, 2020 1:01 pm

April Johnson: Tech companies, it’s not enough to ‘not be a racist’

The Happied founder offers recommendations on being actively anti-racist.
Dawn Myers: The tech and venture industries must support Black founders ‘swiftly and without hesitation’ access

Jun. 1, 2020 2:21 pm

Dawn Myers: The tech and venture industries must support Black founders ‘swiftly and without hesitation’

The Vinetta Project DC's director offers advice for organizational leaders on how to acknowledge the moment and fight systemic racism through their work.

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