Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • October 7, 2019

    My time was no longer my own before launching an IT career

    Long and unpredictable hours working in real estate left Peter Stavenhagen burned out. IT-Ready Technical Support in Chicago gave him the skills and certification he needed to take back control of his time and happiness.
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  • October 4, 2019

    Launching a cybersecurity career, starting with CompTIA A+ certification

    Since 2005, some 10 billion+ data records have been hacked, demonstrating the acute need for cybersecurity experts. With October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, now is a great time to launch a tech career protecting data — beginning with CompTIA A+ certification.
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  • September 30, 2019

    What’s your untold success story?

    Joshua Eyaru is a technologist from Uganda working at Creating IT Futures as part of his Atlas Corps fellowship. He recently attended the 2019 National TSA Conference and has been writing about his experience for our blog.
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  • September 26, 2019

    Charles Eaton, CEO of Creating IT Futures, earns International Latino Book Award for “How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.”

    Latino Literacy Now’s International Latino Book Awards recently honored Charles Eaton, CEO of Creating IT Futures, for the Spanish-language version of his book, “How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.” Eaton’s work earned second place in the annual competition’s Best Business Book category.
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  • September 23, 2019

    Are You a Technician, a Technologist or Both?

    What’s the difference between technicians and technologists? CEO, award-winning author and social innovator, Charles Eaton, explains how being a technologist means seeing the bigger picture, and knowing how it all fits together.
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  • September 19, 2019

    Little Black Pearl Students Blend Music, Visual Art and Tech Skills during Summer Internship

    Students from Chicago’s Little Black Pearl Academy blended music, visual arts and tech skills during a summer internship with the creative media company, YEP Nation, to learn that artists can be technologists, too.
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