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Technologist Talk

Apr 8, 2021

CompTIA’s Cyberstates 2021™ research shows progress toward greater diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the U.S. tech workforce. But the latest data also indicate that companies on this journey still have many more miles to go. Listen as Nancy Hammervik, CEO of CompTIA Tech Career Academy, explains how...


Mar 26, 2021

How often does a technologist’s journey wind through the lecture halls of law school and the corridors of Capitol Hill? Listen to this tale celebrating Women’s History Month, as Randi Parker, senior director at Creating IT Futures, shares how her career evolved from advocating for the technology industry to making...


Mar 18, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, and on the eve of the WITS Spring 2021 Virtual Summit, Technologist Tales producer Celine Dirkes connects with Gloria Bell, Co-Founder and Operations Director of the Women in Tech Summit (WITS), the only technical conference series featuring all women speakers. Bell explains how the...


Mar 13, 2021

How does hauling pickle barrels prepare you for a successful career as a technologist? Nancy Hammervik, incoming CEO of the CompTIA Tech Career Academy and leader of CompTIA’s membership organization explains in this tale celebrating Women’s History Month. 


Mar 5, 2021

Revisit the “Technologist Triumph” of Angela Curtis, a graduate of IT-Ready Technical Support training. Hear how CompTIA Tech Career Academy helped Angela translate her passion for solving problems into an IT help desk career at international medical technology maker Medtronic that provides personal...