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Our 25,000th Twitter follower is a tech intern. Here’s how he might stick around access

Jun. 13, 2017 11:56 am

Our 25,000th Twitter follower is a tech intern. Here’s how he might stick around

We sat down with 19-year-old Nick Wojtelwicz, gave him a prize pack and asked him about his thoughts on the local startup community.
A Philly dev made a more inclusive version of Heads Up! dev

Jun. 6, 2017 12:49 pm

A Philly dev made a more inclusive version of Heads Up!

Dev Stanley Griggs says “It's Lit!” aims to represent more cultures and subcultures.
Want to revolutionize diversity in tech? Start at the hair salon access

Jun. 1, 2017 1:10 pm

Want to revolutionize diversity in tech? Start at the hair salon

Having real conversations about how to diversify tech starts with meeting future technologists of color on their turf, not waiting for them to come to you.
Let’s showcase more women of color with technical skills: Jumoke Dada access

May 23, 2017 11:27 am

Let’s showcase more women of color with technical skills: Jumoke Dada

At a recent event, Dada, a Black woman with years of technical experience, said the tech community should be more intentional about highlighting women technologists of color.
3 projects from Interactive Mechanics’ diversity-oriented fellowship program dev

May 16, 2017 12:49 pm

3 projects from Interactive Mechanics’ diversity-oriented fellowship program

For nine months, three devs learned how to go from idea to commit.
Beware the gentrification of ideas: Advice on how the Black community can go from consumer to creator business

May 9, 2017 11:54 am

Beware the gentrification of ideas: Advice on how the Black community can go from consumer to creator

During Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast, community leaders discussed how to get a piece of the technology industry pie.
I’m searching #PTW17 for a woman-of-color developer access

May 1, 2017 11:29 am

I’m searching #PTW17 for a woman-of-color developer

CrashSpot founder Chantelle Bateman is tired of the white maleness of Techlandia. Here are the events she's scouring at Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast in her quest to build a diverse startup.
6 terrible things that happened to me in tech access

Apr. 20, 2017 12:57 pm

6 terrible things that happened to me in tech

Amelia Longo on why it's so hard to speak up about a tight-knit tech community's failings.
How Bryn Mawr College is making STEM more inclusive access

Apr. 12, 2017 10:44 am

How Bryn Mawr College is making STEM more inclusive

The school's partnership with Posse aims to train STEM majors from Greater Boston public schools, especially women of color and first-generation college students.
How FemmeHacks inspired 200 women to keep pursuing tech careers access

Mar. 31, 2017 12:21 pm

How FemmeHacks inspired 200 women to keep pursuing tech careers

It was the biggest year yet for the all-women hackathon for college students. Organizer Andrea Baric explains the event's thoughtful intentionality. (Maybe others could take note.)

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