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


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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Switching majors from sociology to computer science can be daunting enough, but that wasn't the only challenge Toni Raggs faced in college. In this Their Own Words column, Toni talks through the obstacles they surmounted and shares advice for other students who might be facing the same ones.

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Taguhi Yenokyan’s Journey Towards Discovering a Passion for Machine Learning and Data Science

For Taguhi, it was Break Through Tech AI at UCLA in 2023 that her path became clear and discovered her true calling. 

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Announcing Break Through Tech DC at UMD’s 2024 Sprinternship Host Organizations

70 UMD students will be matched with companies for signature micro-internship program.

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