Break Through Tech is a crucial step in increasing opportunities for women earning computing degrees and their future positions as leaders.

Donna White She/her
Director, Break Through Tech DC

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Break Through Voices: In Conversation with Break Through Tech DC’s Donna White

The best way to understand the shape and power of Break Through Tech’s work is to hear from the people who are part of it — from the young women participating in our innovative programs, to the leaders who host those programs inside their organizations and the team members who run our programs in cities around the country and online.

In this first edition of Break Through Voices, we turn the spotlight on Donna White, director of Break Through Tech DC. Break Through Tech DC supports the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and is anchored by partnerships with the University of Maryland at College Park and George Mason University.

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Break Through Tech in 2022: Year in Review

2022 was a very productive year for Break Through Tech. Both for our students and the organizations that partnered with us to bring our computing and AI programs to life.

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Student at Break Through Tech Mason Summer Guild

What is Break Through Tech DC?

Watch a brief video about students' experiences at Break Through Tech Mason.

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