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  November’s Fam Friday Recap

November’s Fam Friday Recap

November's Fam Friday Featured guest speakers from Figma, Jane Street Capital, Mastercard, and GoDaddy. The theme of the event was establishing happiness and belonging in the workplace. Overall, the event aimed to provide valuable career skills and advice to its attendees.

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How Kevin Prada Overcame Imposter Syndrome

How Kevin Prada Overcame Imposter Syndrome

Kevin Prada is a first-generation student at the University of California at Riverside, and he has struggled with imposter syndrome for most of his journey as a CS student. Kevin joined the ColorStack community for underrepresented students in CS, and eventually enrolled in CodePath’s Technical Interview Course, which led to SWE intership.

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ColorStack Heads to Nashville for In-Person Retreat and Event at Vanderbilt

ColorStack Heads to Nashville for In-Person Retreat and Event at Vanderbilt

October, the ColorStack team gathered in Nashville, TN for an in-person retreat. ColorStack team members used the in-person time to tackle a variety of projects including the Spring Stacked Up Summit.

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October Fam Friday: Strategies for Success Recap

October Fam Friday: Strategies for Success Recap

This Fam Friday featured segments on helping attendees choose a career path as a new grad, effective strategies for debugging their code and more!

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September Fam Friday Recap | Breaking Out of Your Shell

September Fam Friday Recap | Breaking Out of Your Shell

September's Fam Friday featured guest from Squarespace, Netflix, Southerwest Airlines, Gusto and awesome giveaways.

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ColorStack Announces Partnership with Career Coaching Company

ColorStack Announces Partnership with Career Coaching Company

ColorStack is excited to announce its partnership with Catalyst Creation, a company with a mission is to help traditionally underrepresented professionals become more intentional become leaders in their field and their community.

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ColorStack Announces 2022-2023 Partnerships

ColorStack Announces 2022-2023 Partnerships

ColorStack is excited to announce an impressive lineup of partners for the 2022-2023 year including many household names like Meta, and LinkedIn.

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ColorStack's In-person Summer Events Opens the Door for New Forms of Community Building

ColorStack's In-person Summer Events Opens the Door for New Forms of Community Building

This past summer, ColorStack hosted five in-person social events in four major U.S. cities. These mixers are significant not only because they allowed Black and Latinx students to build local friendships and industry contacts in a casual social setting.

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2022 Stacked Up Summit Recap

2022 Stacked Up Summit Recap

On August 17th, ColorStack kicked off its second annual Stacked Up Summit that boasted 1,702 attendees with NPS values of 86 and 74 for students and sponsors respectively.

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Meet Ifeanyi Onyeanakwe | “I swear by [the Stacked Up summit]. It was really helpful”

Meet Ifeanyi Onyeanakwe | “I swear by [the Stacked Up summit]. It was really helpful”

Though imposter syndrome marked much of Ifeanyi’s early college career, his story is one of confidence and tenacity.

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Meet Pauli Peralta | Being a part of ColorStack means “you know that you’re not alone.”

Meet Pauli Peralta | Being a part of ColorStack means “you know that you’re not alone.”

Meet Pauli, a software engineering intern at Salesforce in San Francisco that says the Stacked Up summit also served as an entrypoint into ColorStack.

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Meet Melissa | ColorStack is a “community building up each other.”

Meet Melissa | ColorStack is a “community building up each other.”

Meet Melissa, a current Oregon State ECampus computer science major and fullstack engineering intern at Twilio!

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July’s Fam Friday Recap | Ready,Set, Recruited

July’s Fam Friday Recap | Ready,Set, Recruited

July’s Fam Friday focused on developing the concrete skills necessary to attain a position at a tech company.

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ColorStack Announces Speakers for its Second Annual Stacked Up Summit

ColorStack Announces Speakers for its Second Annual Stacked Up Summit

The Stacked Up Summit will feature a truly stacked lineup of speakers, including Amanda Seales of HBO’s Insecure, CodeSignal co-founder and CEO Tigran Sloyan, and Humane co-founders Bethany Bongiorno and Imran Chaudhri.

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ColorStack Announces 2nd Annual Stacked up Summit

ColorStack Announces 2nd Annual Stacked up Summit

ColorStack’s Annual Summit Positions the Next Generation Black and Latinx Computer Science Students at the Forefront of the Tech Industry

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2022 Letter From Our CEO

2022 Letter From Our CEO

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ColorStack Triples Sponsorship, Adds Microsoft, Duolingo, Wells Fargo & Other Top Tech Companies

ColorStack Triples Sponsorship, Adds Microsoft, Duolingo, Wells Fargo & Other Top Tech Companies

Now that we’re in the second school year of operation, ColorStack has tripled its portfolio of sponsors who provide us with the resources we need to fulfill our mission.

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How ColorStack is working to increase the number of minority Computer Science students

How ColorStack is working to increase the number of minority Computer Science students

“Increasing computer science enrollment for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) students has to start with building community, and nonprofit ColorStack recognizes that...“

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CEO, Jehron Petty, Interviews at Startup Cornell

CEO, Jehron Petty, Interviews at Startup Cornell

Founder & CEO, Jehron Petty, speaks about turning down the Google APM program and instead raising over $500K to seed ColorStack.

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Why This 23 Year Old Turned Down an Offer at Google to Start His Own Nonprofit Ft. Jehron Petty

Why This 23 Year Old Turned Down an Offer at Google to Start His Own Nonprofit Ft. Jehron Petty

CEO & Founder, Jehron Petty, interviews with Kimmiko Jones of The Black Network Enterprise to discuss his jounrney of declining his product management job at Google to follow his entrepreneurial passion.

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Jehron Petty’s nonprofit inspires BIPOC Computer Science students

Jehron Petty’s nonprofit inspires BIPOC Computer Science students

“Jehron Petty is a mentor at heart, so when he saw an opportunity to help his fellow computer science classmates, he couldn't pass it up. Petty is the founder and CEO of ColorStack...“

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Meet Nnamdi | “ColorStack is where I found my tribe”

Meet Nnamdi | “ColorStack is where I found my tribe”

Meet ColorStack member, Nnamdi, a student at George Mason University. Learn why Nnamdi says ColorStack helped him find his tribe in the world of Computer Science.

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Jehron Petty’s ColorStack Partners With CodeSignal To Bring More Black And Latinx Developers Into Tech

Jehron Petty’s ColorStack Partners With CodeSignal To Bring More Black And Latinx Developers Into Tech

CodeSignal, an interview and assessment platform, has partnered with ColorStack with a plan to provide mentorship and technical interview preparation.

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Meet Yesenia | “I have found my direction with ColorStack”

Meet Yesenia | “I have found my direction with ColorStack”

Meet ColorStack member, Yesenia, a student at Johns Hopkins. Check out how ColorStack helped Yesenia find the direction she needed to succeed professionally.

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Meet Charlie | “I’m not the only one that’s going through this journey”

Meet Charlie | “I’m not the only one that’s going through this journey”

Meet ColorStack member, Charlie, a Wesleyan University graduate. Learn how ColorStack's Slack community helped him overcome his struggles in one of his Computer Science classes.

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Meet Nia | “ColorStack is a huge support system for me”

Meet Nia | “ColorStack is a huge support system for me”

Meet ColorStack member, Nia Asemota, a junior at NYU. Read about how Nia says ColorStack helped her find her community within and outside of school.

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Meet Caio | ColorStack “is a really great community to have”

Meet Caio | ColorStack “is a really great community to have”

Meet ColorStack member, Caio Carnauba, a Computer Science and Math double major at Grinnell College. Check out how ColorStack's Slack community helped him during his internship interviewing process.

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ColorStack Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

ColorStack Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

ColorStack is pleased to announce the addition of Kavita Bala and Raquel Romano to our Board of Directors.

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2021 Letter From Our CEO

2021 Letter From Our CEO

We celebrate the founding of ColorStack and the work we’ve begun to carry out for Black, Latinx, and Indigenous Computer Science students.

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Slack AMA with Jehron Petty

Slack AMA with Jehron Petty

CEO, Jehron Petty, was able to answer questions all day for OneReq Talent Community Slack members for their Slack AMA!

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ColorStack Announces Y Combinator, Jane Street Capital, and Other Tech Giants as Founding Corporate Sponsors

ColorStack Announces Y Combinator, Jane Street Capital, and Other Tech Giants as Founding Corporate Sponsors

Today, we are thrilled to announce that several distinguished companies in technology and finance have partnered with us as founding sponsors.

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Triplebyte incubates ColorStack to increase Black and Latinx representation in CS programs

Triplebyte incubates ColorStack to increase Black and Latinx representation in CS programs

“Triplebyte, a technical recruiting platform that emphasizes a candidate’s skills rather than background, has incubated nonprofit ColorStack, which aims to increase the number of...“

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