innovation

Students work during the "hour of coding" event Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at Wells Community Academy High School in Chicago.
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David Madden
December 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is selecting three high schools, including one in Burlington County, to take part in a new teaching approach for kids who are interested in tech jobs of the future. The public-private partnership, known as P-TECH — Pathways in Technology Early College...
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Arlan Hamilton, founder of Backstage Capital, speaks at the Project NorthStar tech conference.
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Antionette Lee
October 04, 2018 - 7:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A three-day tech conference for black and Latino entrepreneurs and professionals is underway in South Philly this week. The Project NorthStar conference invited tech and start-up moguls from across the country to educate and connect. The City of Philadelphia and Black...
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Black & Brown Founders
Black & Brown Founders
Antionette Lee
September 13, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tech conference designed to help minorities find economic success in the growing innovation industry is coming to Philadelphia next month. Aniyia Williams, executive director of Black & Brown Founders — the nonprofit that's helping to bring Project NorthStar to...
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Digital Literacy Alliance grant winners 2018
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
August 09, 2018 - 6:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A dozen local organizations received grants Thursday for their work in helping diverse populations understand how to use technology. Mayor Jim Kenney presented the second annual Digital Literacy Alliance grants at a ceremony held at the Free Library of Philadelphia,...
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Medical research
Hadas Kuznits
April 26, 2018 - 3:00 pm
While Israel accounts for just over .01 percent of the world population, the country is a leader when it comes to innovation. Perhaps that's why professionals here in Philadelphia are partnering with Israelis to come up with creative solutions to medical and technological problems. From the...
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