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February 2015

Celebrating Black History Month + Engineers Week: Highlighting Historic Role Models

For my role managing social media, I was really excited to do a dual story on Black History Month and Engineers Week, celebrating black female engineers whose careers and stories are inspiring to us here at Techbridge. But I have to be honest. Not only...

Role Models Matter - An Evolving Toolkit

Role models play a critical role in shaping a young person’s aspirations. It’s amazing to hear a girl say, “I want to be the next Sally Ride. Or the next Jane Goodall or Anita Borg." By connecting...

The Making of Makers at Oakland Tech

It’s a great learning experience to tinker with peers in a familiar classroom, but when you have to build an invention end-to-end to display to thousands at a major event, it really stokes the fires of creativity. These days...

The 8-Year Journey from Arroyo to Adobe: One Techbridge Girl's Story

Jessica Wong walked confidently into the Techbridge office and warmly greeted familiar faces. Jessica, a Techbridge alumnus, is finishing up her computer science degree from UC Berkeley and will start working as a software engineer at Adobe in the fall. Jessica is

Techbridge Role Model Spotlight: Josetta Jones

Josetta Jones, a patent attorney and chemical engineer at Chevron, has been a role model at Techbridge for 9 years. She became involved when a friend told her about the opportunity and she has been volunteering with us ever since.