Lapadre Proctor: Future Automotive Innovator

Hello, I am Lapadre Proctor a proud member of the FSU Tech Fellows program. I am very excited to be a member of this program there are a couple things in particular that I am looking forward to but before that a little about myself. I grew up in Midway, Florida which is about 20Continue reading “Lapadre Proctor: Future Automotive Innovator”

Shemar Charles: Engineering Your Future

My name is Shemar Charles, I am a second-year first-generation undergraduate student at Florida State University majoring in Computer Engineering. I am born and raised originally in Broward County, South Florida and my hobbies consist of all things technology. I love playing games, reading books, reading stocks, and building things from time to time. IContinue reading “Shemar Charles: Engineering Your Future”

Thalia Mendoza and Life Long Learning

As someone who was always interested in political science and international affairs, being a part of the Tech Fellows 2021 cohort is something I would have never imagined. I have never been one to focus too much on the technology sector and neither on entrepreneurship. While both are extremely fascinating topics and career fields, IContinue reading “Thalia Mendoza and Life Long Learning”

Alex: Self Discovery while Working from Home

Alex Jeannite is 2020 Tech Fellows majoring in computer science and interned at Tampa Bay Wave. The take-aways from my internship with Tampa Bay Wave are actually quite interesting. It has been a journey of internal struggle and professional development, honestly. I have learned quite a bit about myself and from a professional stand point.Continue reading “Alex: Self Discovery while Working from Home”

Chris: A Summer of Improving My Business

Chris Lormeus is a 2020 Tech Fellow who is interning at Tallahassee’s Domi Station. My biggest takeaways from Domi Station was surrounding myself with like-minded individuals who are dedicated to accomplishing the goals they set out for themselves. I also learned when generating a team, it is key that you have a specialist in eachContinue reading “Chris: A Summer of Improving My Business”

Nohemi: The End of the Summer and Next Steps

Nohemi Soza-Acevedo is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my last week at StarterStudio is coming to an end, I cannot help but realize the great experiences and individuals I have virtually encountered during the past 10 weeks. Throughout my time with StarterStudio, I have experienced many challenging and wonderful momentsContinue reading “Nohemi: The End of the Summer and Next Steps”

Nohemi: Creating a Stronger Community Virtually

Nohemi Soza is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow and is interning with Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my internship with StarterStudio is nearly coming to an end, it has been clear that building an entrepreneurial community is one of StarterStudio’s main priorities, especially during the unforeseen circumstances we face today. Through the use of daily educational programming,Continue reading “Nohemi: Creating a Stronger Community Virtually”

Alexander: The reason why a (good) incubator fosters a community

General life advice is to surround yourself with a good community regardless of what you’re doing. This is because a good community gives you and others unique opportunities to achieve success. Over the summer I have gotten to experience how StarterStudio does this mid-COVID-19. In my time as a marketing intern, I have worked onContinue reading “Alexander: The reason why a (good) incubator fosters a community”

Chris: Building Inclusive Communities at Domi

Domi Station has always had a hand in building new communities to interact with one another to help stimulate networking and relationships. These communities have made a positive impact in Leon county by generating new businesses, ideas, and relationships that have developed in collaborations. Women Wednesdays was founded to foster a diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial cultureContinue reading “Chris: Building Inclusive Communities at Domi”

Looking Forward: My plans for graduation and after

Alexander Blanchette is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at StarterStudio in Orlando, FL. With the summer coming to an end and fall rapidly approaching, I have been revisiting my goals before graduation. With only two semesters left, I want to make sure I spend my time as efficiently as possible. To that end, IContinue reading “Looking Forward: My plans for graduation and after”