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Per Scholas is launching a women-only software training cohort in 2022

Nov. 16, 2021 9:10 am

Per Scholas is launching a women-only software training cohort in 2022

The nonprofit is hoping the pilot apprenticeship program can help increase the overall amount of women in the tech workforce, and provide some answers about barriers to entry.
Power Moves: Meet the first chief diversity officer at The Motley Fool

Nov. 15, 2021 3:03 pm

Power Moves: Meet the first chief diversity officer at The Motley Fool

Plus, Herndon cyber firm Avint has a brand new COO and a number of other end-of-year hiring and promotion moves from DC-area tech companies.
Digital Fight Club is coming to DC

Nov. 11, 2021 2:31 pm

Digital Fight Club is coming to DC

The virtual event, which will take place November 17, features prominent local tech and entrepreneurship leaders.
MedCerts and EPIC are expanding their IT training program in DC and NoVa

Nov. 11, 2021 11:04 am

MedCerts and EPIC are expanding their IT training program in DC and NoVa

Michigan-based MedCerts is teaming up with workforce development programs in the region to provide IT certification programs at no cost. 
Who Makes $200K?: Here are the DC industries with the most high earners

Nov. 10, 2021 4:12 pm

Who Makes $200K?: Here are the DC industries with the most high earners

Technology had a bigger proportion of the professionals making over $200,000 in 2019 than it did a decade prior, Technical.ly data shows. See how industries stacked up in the latest from our reporting series on incomes and wealth.
Power Moves: Martha Metz is the new board chair of Halcyon

Nov. 1, 2021 4:43 pm

Power Moves: Martha Metz is the new board chair of Halcyon

Plus, Capital One alum Tommy Blanchard is the new COO at QED investment and more hiring and promotion news from around the DMV.
How I Got Here: Vrge cofounder Scott Gerber on his tech-adjacent journey

Oct. 29, 2021 4:33 pm

How I Got Here: Vrge cofounder Scott Gerber on his tech-adjacent journey

Gerber's public affairs career took him from politics to tech. He sat down with us to talk about his work telling the stories of tech companies — and why they should care about policy.
This Week in Jobs DMV: Find your way

Oct. 26, 2021 8:05 am

This Week in Jobs DMV: Find your way

I hope this doesn’t sound too corny.
How I Got Here: How Microsoft’s Renee Forney navigated 30 years in cyber, all while lifting young technologists

Oct. 25, 2021 8:03 am

How I Got Here: How Microsoft’s Renee Forney navigated 30 years in cyber, all while lifting young technologists

The Microsoft senior director of Azure hardware systems and infrastructure security walks us through her career in the public and private sectors, and offers her best piece of advice for those entering the field.
How 8 technologists reflect after a long day of building

Oct. 22, 2021 4:45 pm

How 8 technologists reflect after a long day of building

Be it journal entries, talking to robots or taking a nice, long walk, here's how some of Technical.ly's RealLIST Engineers pause to decompress, and ponder their next move.

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