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Commemorative Dates & Celebrations

Celebrating Service and Paving the Way: Veterans In Tech

May marks a season of new beginnings, and ends with Memorial Day– a solemn occasion to remember and honor the courageous individuals who sacrificed their lives for our liberties. Their steadfast dedication and sacrifice form the cornerstone of our nation’s principles. This Memorial Day, we salute their lasting legacy and explore the intricate relationship between…

AAPI Tech Trailblazers: Shaping Our Digital World

As May unfolds, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The story of AAPI contributions in America is as diverse as the communities themselves, with AAPI individuals representing over 45 nationalities and countless ethnic groups spanning China, Japan, Korea, the Philippine Islands, American Samoa, India, Vietnam, and many more.  Join us as…

Celebrating Trans Trailblazers

In honor of Transgender Day of Visibility, we’re highlighting the significant contributions and resilience of transgender individuals across various fields. From groundbreaking achievements in science and technology to advocacy for equality and representation, these individuals have made notable impacts on society. Did you know? Michael Dillon (1915-1962) was the first person in the world to…

Women Make It Work: A Look at Women in Tech

As Women’s History Month continues, here’s a snapshot of how their representation in the American tech industry has grown in the age of information. And we’ll take a look at how many of them are building the future of technology, charting their courses with determination and grit. In the beginning The Information Age began in…

Women’s History Month: Famous (and not so famous) Firsts

Happy Women’s History Month! Celebrating women’s history is what March is all about! How they invent, explore and blaze trails through every aspect of American life. Here’s to the ladies who persisted, succeeded and achieved in traditionally male-dominated fields, ranging from science, medicine, entrepreneurship, tech, and the arts: Did You Know? 1715: The first American…

2024 Lunar New Year: The Year of the Dragon

Happy Lunar New Year! Lunar New Year is a 15-day celebration of the arrival of spring and the beginning of a new year on the lunisolar calendar. Observed Feb. 10, Lunar New Year is the biggest holiday in China, and it is also celebrated in South Korea, Vietnam, and countries with large Chinese populations. 2024…

Trailblazers: Celebrating Black Women in Tech

In honor of Black History Month, we’re spotlighting Black women who have made a difference in the tech industry. These trailblazers have not only overcome historical barriers but have also pioneered groundbreaking innovations, shaping the trajectory of technology over the years.  Did you know? 1944 – During WWII, “women computers” at Philadelphia’s Moore School of…