If there’s one thing I’ve learned on my startup journey, it’s the value of a network. Over the last year I’ve met hundreds of amazing people who have opened their doors and calendars to me and my team to mentor, … Continue reading I want to meet you in 2019 — yes, you!
This weekend marks one year since my co-founders and I first brainstormed Crescendo. In the last twelve months we’ve gone from ideation to launch, cohabited in two apartments in two cities, and lived and breathed our company mission: to build technology that makes the world more empathetic. Here are four of the big firsts we experienced this year. Continue reading My First Year as a Founder — Crescendo’s Journey
Capital One’s Gift the Code hackathon saw over two hundred Toronto developers join together for a 48-hour hackathon – but instead of competing for a top prize, these 34 teams were competing to build the best solutions for Canadian charities. Continue reading Toronto Hackers & Capital One ‘Use Digital For Good’ to Support Canadian Charities
Around this time last year, I wrote a post called On Working While Grieving. It feels like an eternity ago, because so much has changed; yet here I find myself again, writing a post about loss and commitment. The last … Continue reading Founding a Startup Amidst Loss and Grief
BANNER IMAGE CREDIT: ANDREW GOMBERT/EPA-EFE/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK This is not a post about guns. This is about our future. When I was in middle school, I didn’t have to worry about being shot. I clearly remember the day we had an armed … Continue reading To the Youth on National Walkout Day
The tech industry has matured to the point where working in tech no longer necessarily means knowing how to code – but giving code a try can help non-devs in tech better understand their customers and company goals. This International … Continue reading Booking.com Partners with Ladies Learning Code to Support Female Developers this International Women’s Day
The Importance of Diverse Role Models Written by: Jamie Berger American computer science Ph.D. candidate at Michigan Technological University @BergerWithASideOfCode We can all agree that role models are important for a child’s development. A dominant aspect of developmental learning is … Continue reading 5 History-Making African Americans in Technology