Diversity in tech is not a 'nice to have' at this point. ALL of our futures depend on it.

Judy Spitz, Ph.D.
Founder and Executive Director of Break Through Tech

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Break Through Voices: In Conversation with Nimmi Arunachalam, Site Director at Break Through Tech Miami at FIU

The best way to understand the shape and power of Break Through Tech’s work is to hear from the people who are part of it — from the young women participating in our innovative programs, to the leaders who host those programs inside their organizations and the team members who run our programs in cities around the country and online.

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Carlos Mejia: An application to Break Through Tech leads to a Sprinternship™ at the Miami-Dade IT Department

Carlos was first introduced to Break Through Tech through the posters in the Tech Station at Florida International University, where he is studying Computer Science. Carlos’ involvement with Break Through Tech eventually led to a Sprinternship™ opportunity with the Miami-Dade Information Technology Department, where he helped redesign the customer service website.

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Melinda French Gates
Miami Story

Miami Herald: Melinda Gates spending millions to give women greater opportunities in Miami’s tech sector

A national effort backed financially by billionaire philanthropist Melinda French Gates to advance gender equity in the technology industry is coming to Miami.

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