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In this podcast at The Disruptors for Good podcast, Grant speaks with Jessica Santana, the Co-founder and CEO of New York On Tech on why she is using her journey in technology to bring low-income students the skills needed to change their future.
New York On Tech (NYOT) is an organization that creates pathways for students into degrees and careers in tech. The tech enterprise is committed to developing, mentoring and providing support to underserved students interested in the field of technology.
At a time where computing and technology jobs are the number one source of new wages in the United States, students are not being positioned to participate in the growing technology sector. This happens especially with low-income students, who would otherwise not have a chance.@NewYorkOnTech is an organization that creates pathways for students into degrees and careers in tech. The tech enterprise is committed to developing, mentoring and providing support to underserved students interested in the field of… Click To Tweet
The work of Jessica Santana work has been featured in media outlets such as Forbes, CNN and Huffington Post and has forged partnerships that reach students in all five boroughs of NYC. Jessica has spoken to over 50 different audiences including TechCrunch, Google for Entrepreneurs, the White House, and been named a Forbes 30 Under 30, Wells Fargo Millennial Activist, Ashoka / American Express Emerging Innovator, and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.