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Volunteer with goIT!

TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) is a long-time partner of Lumity. Together we’re working to increase student’s exposuregoIT, a program by TATA Consultancy services to and interest in STEM-related careers. This July, Project Exploration & goIT-student technology awareness program are hosting a three-day camp to teach students concepts of programming, but we can't do it alone! You can help TCS and Lumity inspire students by volunteering your time for goIT!

This spring, I had the opportunity to attend a Lumity STEM Career Readiness event at Instituto del Progresso Latino. Long-time Lumity partner and volunteer, Miguel Guerra, met with 10 students who previously expressed interest in learning more about technology. Guerra is a Senior IT Network Engineer at Microsoft and spent the afternoon teaching the students about Wi-Fi mapping. Not only did Guerra teach the students about cutting edge technology, he also shared the struggles he faced earlier in life and how he learned to overcome obstacles. He allowed students to ask anything about his life and Guerra provided guidance on socio-emotional development and personal awareness. Because of Guerra’s STEM Talk training from Lumity, his message was direct, well-received and relevant for many of the students. Guerra’s advice: when you see someone doing something you like or are interested in, ask them how they got there. [caption id="attachment_429" align="alignnone" width="2128"]Miguel Guerra teaches Wi-Fi mapping to students Miguel Guerra shares his personal and professional story with students and teaches Wi-Fi mapping at Instituto del Progresso Latino.[/caption]