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We're passionate about making tech a more accessible, inclusive, and equitable space.

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We’ve compiled some of our student experiences so you can learn firsthand what we’re all about.

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A Drive for Data Science: Baruch College Student And Break Through Tech Intern Izabella Wieckowska

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” Break Through Tech National’s Intern, Izabella Wieckowska, shares her journey into tech.

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Learning as a Lifestyle: Break Through Tech National Communications Intern, Lena Rose

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” Break Through Tech National’s Communications Intern, Lena Rose, shares her journey into tech.

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Every Step as a Learning Experience: Brooklyn College Student Chelsea Rice

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” a CUNY Brooklyn College student and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Chelsea Rice, shares her journey into tech.

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Finding Her Path to Computer Science Through Creative Art and Design: City College Student Angela Diaz

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” a CUNY City College of New York student and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Angela Diaz, shares her journey into tech.

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A Move Across the World that Changed Her Life: CUNY York College Student Nafisa Tabassum

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” a CUNY York College student and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Nafisa Tabassum, shares her journey into tech.

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Aaliyah John

Breaking The Cycle of Self-Doubt: John Jay College Student Aaliyah John

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY undergraduate at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Aaliyah John, shares her journey into tech.

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Cindy Navarro

Finding Comfort in Community and Connection: Queens College Student, Cindy Navarro

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY undergraduate at Queens College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Cindy Navarro, shares her journey into tech.

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Nalini Ramdeo

The Power of Perseverance and Determination: Hunter College Student Nalini Ramdeo

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY undergraduate at Hunter College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Nalini Ramdeo, shares her journey into tech.

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Overcoming Challenges and Change in the Philippines and the U.S.: Hunter College Student Kyra Alyssa Chu Abbu

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY student at Hunter College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Kyra Alyssa Chu Abbu, shares her journey into tech.

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Anjali Dutt

Finding Her Path to FinTech: Queens College Student Anjali Dutt

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY student at Queens College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Anjali Dutt, shares her journey into tech.

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Annmarie Gajdos

Inspired by the World (and the Web) Around Her: Macaulay Honors College Alum Annmarie Gajdos

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY graduate of Macaulay Honors College at Baruch and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Annmarie Gajdos, shares her journey into tech.

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Ida Touray

Overcoming Obstacles and Breaking Barriers: City College Student Ida Touray

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY graduate of City College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Ida Touray, shares her journey into tech.

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Anahi Mayancela

Hard Work and Giving Back: How Family Values Affected Hunter College Student Anahi Mayancela

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY graduate of Hunter College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Anahi Mayancela, shares her journey into tech.

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Anika Chowdhury

Navigating Tech Through Different Industry Paths: Queens College Student Anika Chowdhury

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY graduate of Queens College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Anika Chowdhury, shares her journey into tech.

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Chrystal Mingo

From Anguilla to New York: City College Student Chrystal Mingo’s Journey into Tech

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY graduate of City College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Chrystal Mingo, shares her journey into tech.

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Baruch Alum Radhika Kalani: Changing People’s Lives Through Tech

As part of the “Young Women Shaping the Future of Tech Series,” CUNY graduate of Baruch College and Break Through Tech New York program alum, Radhika Kalani, shares her journey into tech.

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