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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Apr 07, 2016

The first class of Per Scholas Atlanta kicks off

Announcement

The first Per Scholas IT Support course in Atlanta kicked off March 21, 2016 with 16 residents from the region.Thomas Mabry is one of those 16 residents. We caught up with Thomas on day three of his training. Prior to Per Scholas Thomas had worked at a factory and for a moving company....

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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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Apr 05, 2017

KMS Technology Co-Founder and President, Josh Lieberman, joins Per Scholas’ National Board of Directors and Named Atlanta Chairperson: Monthly Impact Report - Apr. 2017

Per Scholas is thrilled to announce that Josh Lieberman has joined Per Scholas’ National Board of Directors and been named Atlanta Chairperson of the Per Scholas Atlanta Advisory Council. Since 2011 Lieberman has remained a supporter of Per Scholas and engaged in a variety of roles that have included significant efforts to...

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Feb 08, 2017

Student Spotlight: Per Scholas Atlanta Alum Aquila

Student Profiles

Aquila Jimenez, a graduate of Per Scholas Atlanta’s IT Support training course, is about to finish her first month as an IT Product Analyst at Worldpay. She is a member of the Solutions Engineering team, responsible for analyzing, designing and developing Worldpay’s systems software.  Her most recent proj...

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Feb 06, 2017

I feel a certain sense of self worth I didn’t have before” Per Scholas Alum AJ Digs Deep In Her Training to Find Success: Monthly Impact Report - Feb. 2017

Student Profiles

Aquila Jimenez, a graduate of Per Scholas Atlanta’s IT Support training course, is about to finish her first month as an IT Product Analyst at Worldpay. She is a member of the Solutions Engineering team, responsible for analyzing, designing and developing Worldpay’s systems software.  Her most recent proj...

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