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"Tech is built by and for people. So the question is: Who do we want our future builders to be, and how do we invest in them?”

Judith Spitz she/her
Founder and Executive Director of Break Through Tech, former CIO at Verizon

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Carlos Mejia: An application to Break Through Tech leads to a Sprinternship™ at the Miami-Dade IT Department

Carlos was first introduced to Break Through Tech through the posters in the Tech Station at Florida International University, where he is studying Computer Science. Carlos’ involvement with Break Through Tech eventually led to a Sprinternship™ opportunity with the Miami-Dade Information Technology Department, where he helped redesign the customer service website.

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Kicking off Women’s History Month at the New York Stock Exchange

On March 1st, Break Through Tech kicked off Women’s History Month by partnering with Boss Beauties to host an event at the New York Stock Exchange.

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Parsing Big Data to Identify Hidden Threats

UMD students make a difference at Capital One during Break Through Tech’s micro-internship program.

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