More than 3,000 people packed The Bushnell in Hartford recently to hear former First Lady Michelle Obama in a moderated conversation. While the venue was large, the evening came across as an intimate conversation because she was “authentic,” funny, and told engaging stories. Continue Reading
Our first full day in Israel was very busy and full of enlightening experiences. After only about 24 hours here, I am amazed at the versatility of the country. There is a huge focus on development of the next big technology and the future, yet as we toured Jerusalem, we experienced over 2000 years of history that brings together people of all backgrounds, ages and experiences.
This morning, CCEI’s eight “Winter in Israel” students arrived in Tel Aviv to be welcomed by CCEI Managing Director Michelle Cote and adjunct professor and Partner at Hinckley Allen, Daniel Gottfried. These students will spend the next 10 days traveling through Israel and learning from leaders in technology, business, visiting government offices, large high tech enterprises, venture capital investors, technology accelerators, and academic institutions.
Accountant. African American Woman. A small dot within the tech workforce.
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Being a person of color in the tech industry tends to feel like you’re a fish out of water. Though tech companies are working to improve diversity in the workplace, Black and LatinX employees still make up only a small margin of the workforce. Continue Reading
Although I doubt the temperature rose above freezing, I spent this past weekend in Paris. I saw the obvious sights such as the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower. Continue Reading
Earlier this month, I had the incredible opportunity of visiting the beautiful country of Uganda. I want to share a couple of photos that were taken at a school out in a remote village and an orphanage for children with AIDS. Continue Reading
As the U.S. celebrated Thanksgiving this past week, my workplace (for my internship) decided to get me a little baby pumpkin pie since I will be away from my family for the holiday. Continue Reading
After having a rather relaxed weekend last week, this past weekend I went to Amsterdam and stopped in Bruges on the way back. Continue Reading
This past week was my first week of my London internship while interning at IlliquidX. Although the office is rather small, I was quite surprised by the ethnic diversity within the office. Continue Reading
While my classmates decided to venture further into Eastern Europe for the remainder of the Spring Break, I decided to head down to Italy and enjoy some warmer weather. Continue Reading