Building a moreInclusive, Empowering, Equitable
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 can break through in tech education and tech careers.
“...everyone belongs in tech no matter who you are... as long as you’re willing to keep on learning from your mistakes and asking for help.”
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.
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.
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.
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
D.C. boasts a unique flavor of tech due to its proximity to federally funded research and development, venture capital funds, and policymakers.
Partnered with George Mason University, University of Maryland, College Park