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Optimism and best practices at Philly Startup Leaders’ revamped diversity event access

Nov. 14, 2019 1:31 pm

Optimism and best practices at Philly Startup Leaders’ revamped diversity event

It's the first time PSL has hosted its annual solutions-focused dinner, rebranded A Seat At The Table, alongside its Founder Factory conference. Here's what we learned.
Girls Who Code is launching coding clubs in 6 Philadelphia public schools access

Nov. 13, 2019 12:20 pm

Girls Who Code is launching coding clubs in 6 Philadelphia public schools

It's not just tech education: "We’re also empowering them to learn how to persevere in a male-dominated field while thinking about how to apply their technical skills to positively impact their community."
5 big ideas about the future of hiring and workforce development access

Nov. 12, 2019 1:55 pm

5 big ideas about the future of hiring and workforce development

Just a few ways to build a more inclusive workforce: Reduce degree inflation, use realistic competency tests and reconsider resumes as "a reflection of our privilege."
TechGirlz will hold a summit ‘for girls, by girls’ in the spring access

Nov. 6, 2019 7:16 am

TechGirlz will hold a summit ‘for girls, by girls’ in the spring

All speakers and attendees at the April 2020 event will be middle and high school girls.
Events Roundup: 11 Philly-area tech gatherings to be thankful for this month access

Nov. 1, 2019 2:01 pm

Events Roundup: 11 Philly-area tech gatherings to be thankful for this month

Before we're in full holiday season mode, get some networking and tech projects in this month. Plus, come help us plan Philly Tech Week 2020!
Preparing future employers, not just future workers access

Nov. 1, 2019 7:36 am

Preparing future employers, not just future workers

Students who are taught entrepreneurship become not just business owners, but change agents in the workforce even if they never start a business, writes The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Phildelphia's Yvette Núñez.
What local workforce development strategies actually work? access

Oct. 31, 2019 7:42 am

What local workforce development strategies actually work?

November is Workforce Development Month of Technical.ly's editorial calendar. Tell us: What stories should we write about technical training, apprenticeships and reskilling?
Why I’m quitting tech — and why you should stay access

Oct. 30, 2019 7:30 am

Why I’m quitting tech — and why you should stay

"I’ve decided that I can’t actively pursue a career in an industry that, time and time again, treats me like an afterthought" — but there are fixes, if those in power are willing to put in the work, writes former QA engineer Rachel Drane.
Coded by Kids is throwing a benefit next week to celebrate its 5th birthday access

Oct. 25, 2019 10:04 am

Coded by Kids is throwing a benefit next week to celebrate its 5th birthday

The tech education nonprofit will celebrate its anniversary on Oct. 29.
Philadelphia apparently ranks 2nd in this list of best cities for STEM diversity access

Oct. 22, 2019 1:11 pm

Philadelphia apparently ranks 2nd in this list of best cities for STEM diversity

But it still has "a long way to go," according to several local technologists and diversity-focused community organizers.

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