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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.)
How Drexel’s ExCITe Center is helping the Barnes reach a more diverse audience access

Feb. 10, 2017 10:58 am

How Drexel’s ExCITe Center is helping the Barnes reach a more diverse audience

The Barnes Foundation joined forces with Drexel's ExCITe, Philly thought leaders and BeHeardPhilly data to foster a powerhouse conversation on its audience diversity.
12 immigrant-founded tech companies that made Philly their home access

Jan. 26, 2017 7:34 am

12 immigrant-founded tech companies that made Philly their home

From health IT to wearable technology, Philadelphia's immigrant community has some promising tech founders among it.
Here’s how you can help Philly girls see ‘Hidden Figures’ for free access

Jan. 24, 2017 12:04 pm

Here’s how you can help Philly girls see ‘Hidden Figures’ for free

Camp Sojourner is raising money to send 40 girls to see the movie this Thursday.

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