Twenty FIU students from diverse majors and backgrounds came together over a five-day workshop with one common interest: to explore how computing can be a career for them.
Break Through Tech Miami’s inaugural Summer Guild took place at FIU’s PG-6 Tech Station in August. The unique workshop connects and empowers underrepresented groups in computing such as women (cisgender and trans) and non-binary individuals to give them first-hand insights into the endless possibilities of computing.
“The most long-lasting impact the guild can have is to help new students, particularly from underrepresented groups, form bonds at a time when having a support system can benefit them the most,” said Amy Bennett, Break Through Tech Miami’s director.
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