Pandemic lockdown revealed not only Digital Divide, but challenges with students engagement, curriculum relevance , limited alternatives for high schoolers to finish education and acquire relevant skills. The education industry will change, and COVID is one of the factors pushing it forward. It is not an evolution, but revolution due to long awaited changes needed.

When changes are long awaited,...Read more

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Jan 21, 2021 - 1:02pm
Submitted by Yulia
#business Business Model

How does your brain process information most efficiently?

What is your Brain Quadrant Dominance?

Just how positive a thinker are you?


HVTechFest's 2020 special guest Julie "Brain Lady" Andersen gave a special workshop How to Use the Science Behind Psychology to Train Your Brain for Greater Success in Business and in Life.. Watch it on YouTube, subscribe HVTechFest channel

Your...Read more

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Dec 30, 2020 - 8:19pm
Submitted by Yulia
#business, #meet-up User Journey, Value Proposition

Newburgh Girls Code Club was established through collaboration between OpenHub, Newburgh Free Library, Panja Culture,  and supported with grant from The Rowley Family Foundation Fund for Women and Children since 2019.

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Dec 4, 2020 - 10:09am
Submitted by Yulia
#coding, #meet-up Idea Generation

Say the word “techie” and most are likely to quickly conjure up an image of an individual possessing elusive, innate technological skills that consume that person’s life. A further vision of one of these prototypes includes someone who has always known exactly what he or she wanted to do because of this unwavering passion, reserved to a few elite: The...Read more

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Dec 3, 2020 - 5:00pm
Submitted by Yulia
#coding, #meet-up Business Model

It’s been a long, challenging and quite unique year unlike no other, and for many, one filled with isolation, hopelessness and uncertainty. However, one common thread has surfaced among all those who have successfully navigated the new, world terrain: a willingness to be versatile and open to new opportunities and growth.

Hudson Valley based entrepreneur, Yulia Ovchinnikova, has long...Read more

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Nov 25, 2020 - 12:29pm
Submitted by Yulia
#coding, #course, #bootcamp

We are super thankful to all of the amazing participants, speakers, mentors, judges and sponsors for being the part of HVTechFestival Youth Hackathon! We hope all of our attendees had a great time — it was fantastic to host so many interesting individuals.

If you missed out, don’t worry! You can...Read more

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Nov 20, 2020 - 11:02am
Submitted by Yulia
#coding, #meet-up Idea Generation

Join GDG AI/ML DevFest 2020 September 17th, 2020

GDG (Google Developers Group) AI/ML DevFest is a free, interactive event sponsored by Google, joinly hosted by GDG NYC, supported by many GDG groups around the world.
Engage in live tech talks, hands-on sessions where you will learn machine learning, tensorflow, ML in prod. You will learn about AI/ML with Google...Read more

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Sep 10, 2020 - 2:51pm
Submitted by Yulia

Four years ago, OpenHub launched the Hudson Valley’s first Web Development Bootcamp and to this day it remains the gold standard for bootcamps in the Hudson Valley. As we celebrate 4 years of graduates, we add to the celebration with our announcement of our moving to full-time online learning.

Based on our research we have developed a local student...Read more

Aug 31, 2020 - 3:40pm
Submitted by Shelley Tween

How many tech hub founders are women?

In her own words, Dr. Yulia Ovchinnikova, founder of OpenHub, Hudson Valley's tech hub tells the history of solutions that transformed the Digital Divide in Russia.

She also talks of language and cultural accessibility issues between English and other alphabets and languages online.

How many tech hub founders can speak first-hand of their...Read more

Jul 29, 2020 - 11:59am
Submitted by Shelley Tween
Online Presence, User Journey, Value Proposition

Thursday, July 30 6:00 pm Data Driven Hudson Valley

Register Here

Which tech is right for your business? Which form will it take?
Who is a trustworthy source for information and resources?
Where to get retrained? With what does one start?
An existing platform? Purchasing Software?
Investing in
...Read more

Jul 23, 2020 - 11:55am
Submitted by Shelley Tween
#meet-up Business Planning