Building a moreInclusive, Equitable
Because the future of innovation depends on all of us.
57% of all college degrees are awarded to women...
...but only 2% are in computer science and tech disciplines.
“We can’t compete in the digital age if we leave half of the available talent pool sitting on the sidelines. It’s that simple.”
We deliver innovative programs that break down barriers so women and non-binary students can break through in tech education and tech careers.
“All these doors opened up for me, and it was kind of a domino effect...”
Break Through Voices: In Conversation with Break Through Tech DC’s Donna White
The best way to understand the shape and power of Break Through Tech’s work is to hear from the people who are part of it — from the young women participating in our innovative programs, to the leaders who host those programs inside their organizations and the team members who run our programs in cities around the country and online.
In this first edition of Break Through Voices, we turn the spotlight on Donna White, director of Break Through Tech DC. Break Through Tech DC supports the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and is anchored by partnerships with the University of Maryland at College Park and George Mason University.
Break Through Tech in 2022: Year in Review
2022 was a very productive year for Break Through Tech. Both for our students and the organizations that partnered with us to bring our computing and AI programs to life.
New York Times: An Engine of Upward Mobility Struggles to Capture Opportunities in Tech
Students at the City University of New York are increasingly graduating with degrees in technology. A new report details the obstacles they face in landing jobs.
Explore a Location
Chicago has a diverse and growing talent pool and a robust tech ecosystem.
Partnered with The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)
New York City
New York City is home to more than a half million college students and America’s largest metro economy.
Partnered with City University of New York (CUNY), Cornell Tech