Coding a gender remix for the next generation

Coding a gender remix for the next generation

This is part of Break Through Tech Chicago’s series of HOW columns, which tell how women in technology got where they are today and how we can increase the presence of women in technology tomorrow — in “her own words.” by Gina Gerace, current senior, UIC computer...
And you know what? I did it.

And you know what? I did it.

This is part of Break Through Tech Chicago’s series of HOW columns, which tell how women in technology got where they are today and how we can increase the presence of women in technology tomorrow — in “her own words.” by Heather Kuhn, UIC ’18 Was it being the only...
Bringing the brains of tech to the heart of Chicago

Bringing the brains of tech to the heart of Chicago

Our HOW columns allow a woman in technology to give — in“her own words” — her perspective on an aspect of the tech world. by Nimeesha Chan ThinkChicago is a national STEM talent attraction and retention program for Chicago tech and innovation companies, and for this...
Solving old problems with new tech

Solving old problems with new tech

Our Summer Guild program was taught virtually this year, but that didn’t prevent Shanon Reckinger’s students from coming up with bright ideas for resolving problems related to food insecurity. Story by David Brazy. Photograph by Jim Young. As a term, “food...
The computational power of the puff-ball cactus

The computational power of the puff-ball cactus

Part of Break Through Tech Chicago’s series of HOW columns, which tell how women in technology got where they are today and how we can increase the presence of women in technology tomorrow — in “her own words.” by Hilda Mendoza-Avila My name is Hilda...