On April 9, students at Walter H. Dyett High School were smiling ear-to-ear as they donned virtual reality headsets and dove into new worlds and educational experiences. Brought together by a common cause, 1871 and Alight Solutions partnered with 1871 member company EX3 Labs in its mission to donate and equip South Side schools such as Dyett with state-of-the-art technology.
JOBS! Every week, we highlight a number of open jobs for our member companies. If you're looking for an exciting career in the tech industry or an opportunity to work alongside Chicago's best and brightest, then you've come to the right place. Here are the job openings for the week of April 10, 2018.
Do you ever wonder how companies starting from scratch become successful? 1871 member and CEO of Digital Authority Partners Codrin Arsene sheds light on the good, the bad, and the ugly of building a multi-million dollar business. Here's the third and final segment of this three-part blog series.
Guest contributor Mary Kay Devine is the Director of Community Initiatives at Women Employed, an advocacy organization that has been opening doors, breaking barriers, and creating fairer workplaces for women since 1973. Read on to learn her strategies on everyday negotiating for women in the workplace.
David Kelbaugh is the Founder of Tacklebox Brand Partners , which helps companies improve their brand strategy with qualitative and quantitative research, brand positioning, brand identity including logo design and naming, brand guidelines development, turnkey web site development, and media and influencer outreach.
Last night, 14 Latinx entrepreneurs presented their businesses in front of a packed room at 1871. After 12 weeks of hard work, each entrepreneur celebrated their graduation from the Hispanic Technology Incubator as three of our core values -- innovation, inclusion, and economic growth -- intersected to create an evening full of unforgettable moments and ideas.