diversity

  • June 13, 2022

    Britney Aiken, recent information technology grad, says joining the Break Through Tech program at George Mason allowed her to be surrounded by like -minded people who are just as interested in engineering as she is.

  • June 13, 2022

    Last spring the college offered an interactive, discussion-based course that investigated the history of contributions by engineers marginalized by race or gender and studied cases where a lack of diversity contributed to adverse engineering consequences. 

  • May 27, 2022

    Brenda Henriquez, a brand-new computer science graduate as of May, says she always had George Mason University on her radar. She reflects on her time in Break Through Tech and the accomplishments made along the way.

  • May 4, 2022

    George Mason University provided premiere academic sponsorship for the ASEE Industry 4.0 summit, which featured a keynote address from President Gregory Washington and panel discussion from Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing Ken Ball.

  • April 25, 2022

    As the first female in her family to pursue STEM, Dania O-Abu Irshaid plans to trailblaze a path in cybersecurity after graduation.

  • April 12, 2022

    Members of the George Mason National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter received the Region 2 Small Chapter of the Year Award.

  • February 14, 2022

    George Mason University students used their winter break as a chance to gain valuable professional experience through the Break Through Tech Sprinternship program.

  • January 21, 2022

    CEC Diversity Associate Mercadi Crawford makes sure that--no matter who they are--all Break Through Tech students know a STEM career is possible with the right education, resources, and opportunities.

  • December 3, 2021

    Break Through Tech peer leaders help provide support to students—especially females and those from underrepresented communities—-- pursuing computer science, engineering, and information technology degrees at George Mason University.

  • November 23, 2021

    Libby Bradford, coordinator of outreach and student career management at Break Through Tech for the Department of Computer Science at George Mason University, dedicates her time to help students get into the tech workspace and harness their talent.