I had the profound honor of being selected as a fellow for the 4th Annual LGBTQ Tech and Innovation Summit + Fellowship at Google in Washington D.C. The summit, founded by Lesbians Who Tech, is an opportunity for 140 unique and innovative minds to join together . . .
In just three months, the change in my outlook and happiness is amazing.
In college, I learned a lot of marketing theory but not practical skills. I got hired in sales and customer service for a large national bank and was miserable. My skills were underutilized and I kept applying for jobs where I needed tech skills.
My dad is a software developer and I remember talking to him . . .
Even with companies like Intel, Apple and Google pouring millions of dollars into making their workforce more diverse, the number of women going into tech fields has actually decreased. Women often find they are not appreciated, not rewarded, not heard and not respected in the tech workplace.
We Can Code IT founder Mel McGee and Cleveland bootcamp instructor Daniel Vivacqua share their honest and personal responses to the article – and tell what We Can Code IT is doing to change the face of tech.
Mother – Daughter Duo, Diane & Megan Korpics, have always shared a passion for learning. As a homeschooling family, they were very familiar with the roles of teacher/student. Now the two are back in the classroom, but this time Megan has a few tricks to share with her mom.
Want to find out more about We Can Code IT’s partnership with the #YesWeCode Fund? We offer women and minorities grants up to $2k to attend We Can Code IT. Email Admissions@WeCanCodeIT.org for more info.
COLUMBUS ‘CHANGE AGENT’ ANGELA LOPEZ BRINGS PASSION FOR TECH INDUSTRY DIVERSITY TO WE CAN CODE IT COLUMBUS, OH (February 22, 2017) – Angela Lopez grew up in Columbus and “knows every nook and cranny” of the city. As one of the founders of Columbus Women in Technology, she’s earned her reputation as a passionate advocate for diversity in the tech industry, and as a change leader, creative collaborator and “aspiring geek.” With a Masters in Information Systems and years of experience as an IT innovator and consultant for firms ranging from small software startups to IBM, Lopez is excited to tackle her new role as Campus Director for We Can Code IT in Columbus.