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December 6th 2017

#CS4Philly launches today. Why it matters to local business.

An ambitious project to bring computer science education into every Philadelphia school is launching Wednesday afternoon, backed by a robust contingent of city leaders who believe it has the potential to change the future of both the city’s students and the region's economy. Read More
December 15th 2017

Philadelphia ranks 7th in tech job growth projections for 2018

According to a report from IT staffing firm Robert Half Technology, Philly came in at No. 7 in a ranking of U.S. cities projected to grow tech hiring in 2018. San Diego, Atlanta and New York top the list, released Wednesday by the company as part of its “IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report.” Read More
December 20th 2017

Philadelphia: The No. 1 city for diversity in sciences, tech

Philadelphia is the nation’s no. 1 city for diversity in STEM, according to a new ranking from the financial technology company SmartAsset. The 2017 ranking released on Tuesday looks at data from 50 U.S. cities with the largest STEM work forces to determine who had the most racial and gender... Read More