FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Esi Kasasa
SILVER SPRING, November 28, 2017 — I/O Spaces launches I/O Learn an in-person workforce development experience. We focus on developing an innovative community of professionals and founders, looking to acquire a new skillset, transition into a new career, or turn an idea into a funded venture.
Our approach is to research talent gap opportunities unique to our diverse community and design original learning experiences in collaboration with instructors in our community with experience in the areas of cyber security, artificial intelligence, project management, data science, design thinking, funding and business, via in-person study at our award-winning innovative space located in downtown Silver Spring, MD.
With this announcement I/O Spaces Cofounder Rebecca Enonchong said “At I/O Spaces, our mission from day one was to create an innovative and inclusive startup ecosystem in Maryland. With I/O Learn we are taking forward thinking approach to serving a community of learners, bootcamps and coworking spaces have not prioritized.“
With the announcement of I/O Learn, the Maryland community will be at the forefront of innovative learning, career and workforce development. Students will learn from instructors who work at TEDCO, Amazon, Cisco, Google, the World Bank and other top of the line institutions.We will provide access to on-demand skills with a focus on cultural inclusion.
I/O Learn will kick off the new year with classes :
About I/O Spaces
I/O Spaces (www.iospaces.com) is a creative and collaborative innovative space. We foster the growth of local start-ups and small businesses through specially curated events and workshops through our unique programming.
I/O Spaces is home to over 130 Startups, with notable female-led companies like Kweli TV, Reciprocare and Upwardly Global.
I/O Spaces has been featured in CNN United Shades of America, Forbes Afrique, BuzzFeed, CityLab, Blavity, Huffington Post, DC Inno and Technically DC. I/O Spaces has also been recognized by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett for the work they do within African Diaspora Communities.