Every industry is now a tech industry. In such a competitive market, it is no surprise that big namesakes like UPS, Domino’s Pizza and even Goldman Sachs - are now considering themselves technology companies and are putting money behind growing their tech teams.
Prior to Wyncode, the bulk of my professional experience had been in the youth development and education sector. I was a full-time mentor and Program Manager for a non-profit in Boston, followed by a move to the classroom in Boston and later Miami. I am a proud Teach for America Alum (2014 cohort), having taught two years of high school history in Miami Gardens.
Inspire305 Inspiring a Smart City dug deep to find out how our community can come together to transform Miami into an inclusive smart city. The panel featured Miami innovators Joan Marie Godoy, Strategy & Impact Manager at Radical Parters, Saif Y. Ishoof, VP Engagement at FIU, Stephanie Sylvestre, Chief Programs Officer at The Children’s Trust, and our very own Juha Mikkola. The discussion was led by Chris Adamo of WhereBy.Us.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Microsoft Corp. announced investments in new programs on Thursday with the purpose of making South Florida’s talent pool more competitive in an increasingly technology-driven economy.
Bumble Bizz and Brightline hosted a ‘Women on the Fast Track’ event, and it was amazing to meet all the incredible panelist and women who are leaders and trailblazers in various industries from construction, to food to education. The motto of the night was #WomenSupportingWomen\
The Big Idea Box Podcast (by The LAB Miami) hosts ‘MOMPRENEURS’ episode, featuring our very own Johanna, @kalynjames CEO and founder of @litpilates; and Florencia “Fufi” Anaya, CEO and founder of @fufiempanadas to discuss their own experiences, challenges, and decisions as hardworking business women in Miami. Listen to the podcast here.
As seen in the Miami Herald: Want to learn how to code? Two free options are coming to Miami thanks to these grants
The Knight Foundation believes a more diverse set of Miamians should to learn to code — and is putting its money where its mouth is.