Coworking Space Makeshift Society Closing After A YearAugust 2015 | Fikriyyah George
No trend, or business is immune from the laws of supply and demand. Even with coworking’s booming growth throughout Brooklyn one of the latest coworking spaces is saying goodbye. Last week in a newsletter Makeshift Society founders Rena Tom and Bryan Boyer announced the coworking … Read More
Making a Unicorn More Common- Black Women in STEMOctober 2014 | Fikriyyah George
Job and wealth opportunities have opened up in Brooklyn with the advent of technology. How well that wealth has been spread across the borough’s diverse demographic is another matter. Lack of diversity within the tech nationally has been … Read More
First Co-Working Space in Flatbush OpensJune 2014 | Fikriyyah George
Flatbush formerly bereft of co-working spaces is welcoming its first-the Compound Cowork.
Run by a community-minded trio, Compound Cowork had a free day of co-working, from 1pm-8pm, this past Saturday to officially commemorate their opening. Normally, a day of co-working … Read More
Is Northside Really Serving Up Innovation?June 2014 | Fikriyyah George
Durn it! We (and by that I mean I) were too busy going on an OkCupid date to enjoy the Northside Festival this weekend. That and we’re more into the underdogs than top dogs. Luckily for us The Bedford + … Read More
Black Girls Code Brings Tech and Respect to BrooklynJune 2014 | Fikriyyah George
Popular tech organization that exposes young girls of color to the tech field of web development, Black Girls Code, will host an all girls hackathon this weekend in Brooklyn at NYU Polytechnic University School of Engineering.
A Brooklyn First While … Read More