Two students collaborate in a hands-on computing lab space at UIC

Chicago

The tech world of tomorrow will look different. There will be more diversity: in gender, in background, in ways of thinking. It will be that way because of the important work we are doing here today.

Amita Shetty
Director, Break Through Tech Chicago

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UIC computer science and linguistics major Grace Pnacek in a field of lavender flowers

Interested in CS? Curious about language? No more need to choose

Picking a college major can be hard. It used to be even harder for people who wanted to study both computer science and linguistics — but thanks to a new program at UIC, that's no longer the case.

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Maximizing a minor

Choosing the right minor in college can have a major impact on your career. Find out what Ashma Pandya is already doing with her UIC minor in computer science — and how it will support her work down the road.

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Judith Spitz, Founder and Executive Director of Break Through Tech
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Forbes 50 over 50

Judith Spitz, Founder and Executive Director of Break Through Tech, is named a Forbes: Woman over 50 who is leading the way in impact and innovation.

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