Nov 15, 2018

Diverse by Design Dallas Highlights Women in Technology

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design Dallas, the sixth in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Over 100 leaders representing organizations across the tech, finance and nonprofit sectors gathered at the home of Per Scholas’ Da...

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Oct 16, 2018

Diverse by Design Hosts 2nd Annual Jeffersonian Dinner

On Thursday, September 27th 100 guests gathered for Diverse by Design’s 2nd Annual Jeffersonian Dinner hosted at the home of Tony Spinelli, Per Scholas National Board Member and Chief Operating Officer & President, Cyber Division at Fractal Industries Inc. The tradition of a Jeffersonian dinner began at the home of Thomas Je...

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Aug 13, 2018

Advice for Grads from Diahan Collins, Career Advancement Expert

Once you've finished your training and earned your certifications, you're qualified for a great career, but you've still got to put your best foot forward to impress employers. Fortunately, Per Scholas has a team of amazing Career Advancement professionals with years of experience and knowledge to share with Per Scholas...

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Jul 13, 2018

How Your Retired IT Hardware Can Build Careers For Those Typically Excluded

(Per Scholas Training Class, 1998)   Per Scholas is known across the country for its reputable workforce development model. Technical training, career advancement, and supplying a diverse workforce for the tech sector have become synonymous with the national nonprofit. But nearly two decades ago, Per Scholas was better known for its...

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Jun 23, 2016

Per Scholas and ITSMF Launch Diverse By Design, Collaboratively Tackles Diversity Issues in the Industry

Events Industry

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design, the first in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Nearly 200 guests comprising of C-Suite individuals, employer partners, and representatives from workforce development convened at Google’s New York Ci...

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Nov 27, 2017

Thank You to Our 2017 Corporate Volunteers

Partners and Supporters

As the holidays approach, Per Scholas would like to take the opportunity to express our deepest gratitude to all of our amazing volunteer partners for the support they have provided us and our students this past year. In just 12 short months, over 500 volunteers from 105 companies supported our students in practicing...

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Oct 25, 2017

Diverse by Design Hosts Fourth Convening at Google’s Global Headquarters

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 marked the fourth installment of the Diverse by Design conversation series at Google’s global headquarters in Mountain View, CA. Over 100 leaders representing organizations across the tech, finance and nonprofit sectors gathered to reflect on the need for entrepreneurship and innovation in delivering diversity, ensuring equity and infusing in...

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Sep 01, 2017

Platform by Per Scholas

In June 2017, Per Scholas launched our newest social venture. Platform by Per Scholas, officially opened its doors to continue the Per Scholas mission by upskilling underemployed individuals and prepare them to be job-ready tech professionals. Platform is designed to ensure students are equipped with the skills they need to get...

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Jun 13, 2017

Per Scholas Announces New Customized Training Partnership with Major Technology Employer, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Per Scholas and Cognizant Technology Solutions have announced a new training and hiring partnership that will equip local New Yorkers with in-demand skills and hiring opportunities. The trainings tracks have been developed in collaboration with Cognizant's recruitment and technology teams to ensure that students receive instruction on nuanced technical job...

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Apr 06, 2017

Per Scholas and ITSMF Bring Diverse by Design Conversation Series to National Society of Black Engineers Annual Conference

Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted the third Diverse by Design conversation series on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.  The NSBE Conference, focused on “increasing the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who ex...

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