Efforts like Per Scholas, Black Tech Columbus and Level D&I are getting more Black people, women and other underrepresented people into technology careers.
Five months ago, Ty Vinson didn’t even know she wanted a career in technology.
The former stay-at-home Columbus mom had taken time off since 2012—she holds an electrical engineering technology degree—to home-school her kids and volunteer with local community organizations when she found Per Scholas for a young person she was mentoring.
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Written by Cynthia Bent Findlay.
Originally published August 27, 2020.