Milken Institute’s 2018 State Technology and Science Index, a biennial assessment of states’ capabilities and competitiveness in a tech-focused economy, ranked the top ten states to pursue a STEM career. Continue reading Looking for a STEM Job? Head to These States
Numbers, stats and creativity are all integral parts of choreography — but they’re vital for coding, too. That’s the idea behind danceLogic, a program in Philadelphia that integrates dance and computer programming for 13 to 17-year-old girls. Continue reading Tech with a twist: Innovative youth program combines coding and dance
Everyone feels anxious or stressed out at times, but people can often overlook their overall mental health. Some UNC grad students think this is especially the case for African Americans. Continue reading UNC grad student develops app for African American youth mental health
Chances are, if you’ve ever stuck a disk drive into a computer or printed from a computer or even used a computer with a color screen, you have computer scientist and engineer, Mark Dean, to thank for all of that. Continue reading Mark Dean: Computer Engineering’s “Hidden Figure”
IBM appointed Admiral Michelle J. Howard, the first African American woman to command a U.S. Navy ship, to its board, the company announced Tuesday. Continue reading IBM just appointed the first African-American woman to command a US Navy ship to its board
By Brady Rhoades
The first female African-American astronaut in space was not cured of curiosity when she whirled about the cosmos as part of NASA’s STS-47 in 1992. Her vision sharpened, like a kid who takes her first plane flight. Wondrous, yes, but still a hint. Continue reading Dr. Mae Jemison: On a ‘Starship’ Enterprise
With his PlayVS e-sports platform, Delane Parnell is creating a valuable scouting grounds for new tech talent. Continue reading Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneur turning high-school gamers into varsity athletes
Eddie Ndopu wants to become the first physically disabled person to travel to space. MTV will follow a South African activist on his quest to become the first physically disabled person to travel to space. Continue reading MTV to Chronicle Disability Activist’s Quest to Travel Into Space
It’s a great time to learn how to code. Whether you’re looking to reinvent your career and become a developer, leverage a new skill in your current job, or just better understand what the developers on your team are up to, there has never been a better time to get into programming. Continue reading Which Coding Language Should You Learn?
Everyone knows that Dr. Mae Jemison was the first African American woman to travel into space – but many don’t know that an African American woman “suited her up”. McDougle was Jemison’s suit tech for the historic mission STS-47 aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor September 12, 1992. Continue reading Sharon Caples McDougle is somewhat of a “hidden figure”
Valeisha Butterfield-Jones is a political advisor-turned-tech exec, with a goal to change Google. Continue reading Tech Has A Huge Diversity Problem. This Woman Is Determined To Fix It.
Technology is being consumed at an ever increasing rate causing executives, managers, and process improvement experts on the factory floor to re-define the methods of training and dissemination that have become obsolete.
Continue reading The iGen iEverything Train is Coming, but Are You Ready?