Michael Butler, Author at Technical.ly Philly

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Michael Butler is a reporter for Technical.ly Philly and a Report For America corps member for 2020-2021. He graduated from Temple University in 2016. In 2019, he was one of the recipients of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism’s inaugural Next Generation Award grant, and selected by the Maynard Institute for Journalism to be a Maynard 200 fellow. Report for America is an initiative of The Groundtruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. This position is supported by the Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

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Isabelle Kent is Philly Startup Leaders’ new executive director growth

Mar. 2, 2021 9:36 am

Isabelle Kent is Philly Startup Leaders’ new executive director

The HR and talent acquisition entrepreneur brings experience in growth strategy and ecosystem development to the entrepreneurship-boosting org.
LIFT Labs’ 2021 accelerator will focus on these 4 types of tech growth

Mar. 2, 2021 7:06 am

LIFT Labs’ 2021 accelerator will focus on these 4 types of tech

Comcast NBCUniversal's fourth annual startup program will focus on founders working in connected living, "next gen" entertainment, future of work and personalized experiences. Apps are open through May 12.
Roundtrip’s Vaccine Access Program can help get people to COVID-19 vaccination sites access

Feb. 26, 2021 1:46 pm

Roundtrip’s Vaccine Access Program can help get people to COVID-19 vaccination sites

A new program from the healthcare transportation company aims to connect people from marginalized communities with rides to vaccination sites.
This new nonprofit wants to help high school students build financial literacy access

Feb. 25, 2021 3:45 pm

This new nonprofit wants to help high school students build financial literacy

Philadelphia Financial Scholars grew from a program offered by FS Foundation and University of Pennsylvania's Netter Center for Community Partnerships.
This is what it’s like to look for your first tech job right now professional development

Feb. 24, 2021 4:30 pm

This is what it’s like to look for your first tech job right now

Four new technologists and one seasoned recruiter on the challenges of finding work during a pandemic — as well as some unforeseen opportunities.
How I Got Here: Think Company’s Drew Christiano went from self-taught solo designer to managing collaborative teams software development

Feb. 23, 2021 10:09 am

How I Got Here: Think Company’s Drew Christiano went from self-taught solo designer to managing collaborative teams

With more than two decades of experience, the local firm's design lead now oversees a team of senior designers. Here's a look at his career so far, and his UX tech stack.
Nonprofit bootcamp LaunchCode is expanding to Philly software development

Feb. 19, 2021 9:45 am

Nonprofit bootcamp LaunchCode is expanding to Philly

The St. Louis-based org offering free training in web development basics and job placement with local tech companies plans to launch mid-2021.
How I Got Here: Lillian Klasen studied public health. Now, she codes to help people live healthier lives software development

Feb. 18, 2021 12:37 pm

How I Got Here: Lillian Klasen studied public health. Now, she codes to help people live healthier lives

"It’s all magic and why my job excites me is that I like to solve problems," said the Benefits Data Trust software engineer. "You don’t have to be Albert Einstein or some wiz to do this."
Project Onramp will connect low-income, first-gen college students to paid life science internships access

Feb. 17, 2021 3:35 pm

Project Onramp will connect low-income, first-gen college students to paid life science internships

Life Science Cares Philadelphia is collaborating with Philadelphia Futures for the program designed to help economically disadvantaged college students gain opportunities.
Data science is a field full of opportunity, say these women in leadership roles professional development

Feb. 16, 2021 12:08 pm

Data science is a field full of opportunity, say these women in leadership roles

Directors at IKEA Digital, Facebook and Poshmark share tips on how to succeed in the field.

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