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Partnership between ISACA and Blacks in Technology to Provide Emerging Tech Training in Underserved Atlanta Communities



Partnership between ISACA and Blacks in Technology to Provide Emerging Tech Training in Underserved Atlanta Communities

In an effort to bridge the digital divide and promote diversity in the technology industry, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) has joined forces with Blacks in Technology (BIT) to provide emerging tech training in underserved communities in Atlanta.

The partnership aims to address the lack of access to technology education and opportunities faced by many individuals in marginalized communities. By offering training programs and resources, ISACA and BIT hope to empower individuals with the skills needed to thrive in the rapidly evolving tech industry.

Atlanta, known as a hub for technology and innovation, is also home to several underserved communities where access to quality education and job opportunities is limited. This partnership seeks to break down barriers and create pathways for individuals from these communities to enter the tech field.

ISACA, a global professional association focused on IT governance, risk management, and cybersecurity, brings its expertise and resources to the table. With a network of over 150,000 members worldwide, ISACA is well-positioned to provide valuable training and mentorship opportunities.

BIT, a community-driven organization dedicated to increasing the representation of Black professionals in the technology industry, brings its deep understanding of the challenges faced by underrepresented communities. By leveraging their network and expertise, BIT aims to create a supportive environment for individuals looking to enter or advance in the tech field.

Through this partnership, ISACA and BIT will offer a range of training programs tailored to the needs of underserved communities in Atlanta. These programs will cover emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data analytics, cloud computing, and more. Participants will have access to online courses, workshops, mentorship programs, and networking events.

The training programs will be designed to be accessible and flexible, accommodating individuals with various backgrounds and skill levels. Whether someone is a complete beginner or already has some tech knowledge, they will find resources and support to enhance their skills and pursue a career in the tech industry.

One of the key aspects of this partnership is the focus on mentorship. ISACA and BIT recognize the importance of guidance and support in navigating the tech industry. Through mentorship programs, participants will have the opportunity to connect with experienced professionals who can provide valuable insights, advice, and career guidance.

By providing emerging tech training in underserved communities, ISACA and BIT aim to create a more inclusive and diverse tech workforce. The partnership recognizes that diversity is not only a matter of social justice but also a driver of innovation and success in the industry. By bringing in individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives, the tech industry can better address the needs of a diverse user base and develop more inclusive solutions.

The partnership between ISACA and BIT is a step towards creating a more equitable tech industry. By providing training and support to underserved communities in Atlanta, this collaboration aims to empower individuals with the skills and opportunities needed to succeed in the digital age. Through their combined expertise and resources, ISACA and BIT are working towards a future where everyone has equal access to technology education and career opportunities.