This article by alumna Sarah Downey, Principal at Accomplice, originally appeared on Medium. Sarah is living proof of our mission to create great leaders and foster inclusion in the tech community. We couldn’t be more proud of her and Accomplice for bringing attention to great female leaders through the creation of Rev Boston and to the overall importance of recognizing the women who are moving the innovation sector forward. We’re proud to share it on The Whiteboard in celebration of all of the honorees, including our own CMO Dana Córdova. (more…)
This article first appeared in BostInno.
The Startup Institute has taken another step to improve diversity in the tech industry, and it’s doing so this time with the help of Uber.
These organizations announced on Thursday that two new $5,000 diversity scholarships sponsored by Uber will be available starting this summer for the Startup Institute’s full-time program.
Startup Institute announces its partnership with Winterline Global Education, a skills-based, international gap year program that offers nine-month, semester, and summer programs to recent high school graduates and college students. (more…)
If you work a 40-hour workweek (which is laughably short for most of us) you’re spending a little under a fourth of your life at work.
Since we only have so much time on this planet, it only stands to reason that you should spend your time doing something you love. Statistically, at least, the vast majority of us don’t. In fact, something like 70 percent of Americans don’t feel engaged in the workplace. (more…)
This article originally appeared on wbur.
In an auditorium on Boston’s waterfront recently, people who just finished a job skills program paraded across the stage one by one.
“Career pivoting is like a pageant,” says Nacole Buyck to the crowd. “In a pageant, a large part of the score is talent.” (more…)
This article first appeared on BostInno.
Thanks to the skyrocketing job market demand for people with analytics skills, Data Science has quickly become one of the sexiest subjects of study throughout the world of education. In fact, the discipline has become so prolific that it isn’t just for universities anymore. (more…)
This article originally appeared in FastCompany.
It’s no secret that Silicon Valley has a diversity problem. (more…)
This article originally appeared in Built in NYC.
Last week, 37 people from all different backgrounds and age ranges formed a huddle in a small room at The New School. The collective joined hands to pass around positive energy, exchanged thankful words and reassured each other they were ready for what was about to happen. (more…)
This article originally appeared in BostInno.
Let’s face it: In a world where people can take quick courses on coding and go on to launch the next big company, college has become somewhat more of a judgement call than a requirement. (more…)