Who We Are
TechNolij, Inc. is a Florida non-profit organization that prepares and introduces minorities to workforce and entrepreneurial opportunities in emerging and advanced technologies.
In collaboration with academic, industry, philanthropic and governmental partners, TechNolij provides measurable and sustainable solutions that address digital divide barriers such as training and access to capital for tech businesses.
TechNolij equips students with the chance to both re-skill and up-skill, preparing them for transformative employment opportunities in the tech space through a variety of programs un collaboration with Florida Memorial University, Miami Tech Works, and more.
Mining Black and Brown minds globally to be tech founders and technologists.
To be global connectors of Black and Brown tech creators and innovators to funding and employment opportunities.
Impact of The Digital Divide on Minorities
Why it Matters – By The Numbers
According to the U.S. Department of Education: A Description of U.S. Adults Who Are Not Digitally Literate, stats brief May 2018, White workers comprised 65% of the total workforce with Blacks and Latino workers at 13% and 14% respectively.
Of the workforce that was not digitally literate, White workers accounted for 46% of the workforce with Black and Latino workers at 17% and 31% respectively.
Of the workforce that was digitally literate, White workers comprised 69% with Blacks and Latino workers at 12% and 11% respectively.
Women In Tech
Relative to their percentage of the total labor force, women are disproportionally
under-represented in computer occupations
76% of Blacks and 62% of Hispanics could get shut out or be under-prepared for 86% of jobs in the United States by 2045.
Source: Deutsche Bank Research Report