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Comcast Newsmakers - Connecting Kids and Tech

News Article

January 28, 2019

Kids in Tech fosters computer literacy in all children, especially those with limited access to technology, and inspires the next generation of technology leaders with computer skills that will shape their future. Founder, Olu Ibrahim, joins Newsmakers.

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Kronos - Educating on User Experience – Kids in Tech Comes to Kronos

News Article

April 19, 2018

Excite, engage, and educate children to use technology. This mission belongs to Kids in Tech – a nonprofit inspiring the next generation of tech-savvy leaders through after-school programs.

Last Thursday, Kronos welcomed a group of 20 kids from the Kids in Tech after-school tech club, ages 8-14. They toured our headquarters, learned about user experience, and participated in hands-on testing of our time clocks.

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Boston Voyager - Meet Olu Ibrahim of Kids in Tech

News Article

March 6, 2018

Kids in Tech founder Olu Ibrahim credits her parents for her insatiable appetite for learning and commitment to helping her community. Her love of technology was born when her father brought home a Gateway 2000 PC and told her and her sisters that it was “the future”. Throughout her career as an educator, Olu observed many children who lacked the necessary tools and opportunities to pursue computer science in their educations and careers.

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MassNonprofit News - Front Line Lessons from a Startup Nonprofit

News Article

August 2017

Forging ties with potential donors and managing the pressures of a solo startup without revenue or funding was challenging and stressful, but a support team helped enormously.

I started Kids in Tech because it’s imperative to start preparing children in underserved midsize cities for technology jobs in elementary and middle school. And program offerings in midsize cities, like Kids in Tech’s Lowell home base, are sparse despite the rapid expansion of the innovation economy outside of the nation’s largest cities, a trend detailed in research by the Progressive Policy Institute and TechNet, a network of technology executives committed to promoting the innovation economy.

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