Clark Merkley has a plan—a plan to go out of business. “If every elementary student in the worldknew how to code and knew how to do rigorous computational thinking, we would close the doors.” Because of Clark’s lofty goal, BootUp PD will not likely be closing anytime soon.
Data journalist, author, entrepreneur, and CEO & Founder of The Plug, Sherrell Dorsey, shares her inspiration and journey into tech after serving as Marketing Manager for companies like Uber and Google Fiber.
This year, we've been busy strengthening our partnership with Amazon Future Engineer, renewing our commitment to closing gaps in CS Education, and expanding our reach into new territories.
For Indigenous Studies and Computer Science (CS) instructor Wilfred Ferris III, showing pride in your identity and culture is part of what makes each of us an integral part of society. A proud member of the Shoshoni Tribe, Wilfred reflects on the importance of his identity and why it's essential for youth, and the world, to understand the beauty of Native American Culture.
BootUp celebrates the lively heritage of four incredible Latinx in Tech professionals challenging identity norms and paving the way for future generations of game-changers.