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Why be a STEMAspire Mentor?

August 10, 2018

It was a real no brainer when the announcement of the STEMAspire program came out that I was keen to get involved. Supporting women in IT and youth learning is what I am passionate about. It makes up my core values and morals as a woman in the IT industry. Over the past 18 years I have seen a real shift in the attitude and acceptance of women in the IT industry. Although we still have a long way to…

Championing Pride Across Borders Year Round

August 7, 2018

This guest post is written by Jacob Palalay, Senior Director of Corporate Relations for the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). In the U.S. alone, the LGBTQ+ community wields a massive $900B in spending power, and an estimated 1.4M LGBTQ+ -owned businesses generate more than $1.7 trillion for the economy. Despite this immense power, the LGBTQ+ community, much like other minority communities, continues to battle for full equality, both professionally and personally. Organizations like ours, the National LGBT Chamber of…