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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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Forbes: Unlocking The Transformational Value Of AI

Judith Spitz, Founder and Executive Director of Break Through Tech, shares advice with Forbes about how to "unlock" the transformational value of AI.

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UIC computer science and linguistics major Grace Pnacek in a field of lavender flowers
Chicago Story

Interested in CS? Curious about language? No more need to choose

Picking a college major can be hard. It used to be even harder for people who wanted to study both computer science and linguistics — but thanks to a new program at UIC, that's no longer the case.

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Maximizing a minor

Choosing the right minor in college can have a major impact on your career. Find out what Ashma Pandya is already doing with her UIC minor in computer science — and how it will support her work down the road.

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