The St. Louis metropolitan area has a booming tech scene with an estimated 44,000 tech occupation openings. The region is also home to over *36,000 young adults from under-resourced communities who have the interest, potential, and capacity to work in a tech job and be the next generation of technologists.
Baltimore ranks as one of the 20 hottest cities for tech growth and the top city for women in tech according to SmartAsset’s Best Cities for Women in Tech 2020 report. However, the city along with its outlining counties have more than *36,000 disconnected youth ages 16-24 who are not in school or working.
The San Francisco Bay Area is the global epicenter of high technology and innovation. This environment positions the area’s underemployed veterans, veteran spouses and over *11,000 unemployed young adults at the ready to upskill for lucrative digital careers and to diversify the tech talent pipeline.
The Detroit metropolitan area is a hotbed for the technology sector growth as the labor pool transitions from their manufacturing history. Within the Detroit region, IT occupations grew by 12% and are expected to grow by another 4% by 2023 (Source: EMSI).
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