Tech Role Models: Parris Chandler, Founder of #BlackTechPipeline

Today’s Tech Role Model is Pariss Chandler. She is the founder of the #BlackTechPipeline platform. This platform serves to support and bring exposure to the black community in the technology industry. She also created the hashtag #BlackTechTwitter and cultivated the movement. Parris, better known as Pariss Athena, is a mom to a six-year-old boy named … Continue reading Tech Role Models: Parris Chandler, Founder of #BlackTechPipeline

Tech Role Models: Karen Baker, Senior Community Manager at Udacity

Today's Tech Role Model is Karen Baker. Today, Karen is the Senior Community Manager of Alumni at Udacity, a San Francisco-based education company offering open online courses. Karen studied Rhetoric and Chinese in college conducted branding research with Millenials, and later transitioned into managing tech communities. She's also a proud alumna of Seth Godin's altMBA … Continue reading Tech Role Models: Karen Baker, Senior Community Manager at Udacity

Empatico: Cultivating Empathy

Empatico is a free tech tool for teachers to match & connect classrooms around the world. Launched by the KIND Foundation, the tool provides opportunities for students from different backgrounds to collaborate on standards-based activities and learn about each other in the process. Empatico targets third and fourth graders because children are very developmentally pliable … Continue reading Empatico: Cultivating Empathy