First Cohort of Sabio Fellows Collaborates with DiversiTech

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Sabio's new cohort of Fellows are building an online tool for DiversiTech with an anticipated launch date in the first quarter of 2014.

Applications for Sabio's first cohort opened in June 2013 with the first-round of fellows accepted in September 2013 for the 6-month program.

The inaugural class hit the ground running by selecting a project submitted by DiversiTech, a national organization whose headquarters is in the Washington, DC area. The next few months, Fellows will take DiversiTech's concept through development with an anticipated launch date in the first quarter of 2014.

Though details are being closely guarded, the project promises to continue both organizations' mission of building inclusion in the tech and entrepreneurship ecosystems. Specifically, the deliverable is expected to be an interactive tool for STEEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Mathematics) organizations, nationally. DiversiTech founder and CEO, Christine Johnson noted, "While the project we submitted for development will be of benefit to the STEEM pipeline nationally, the biggest win for us is supporting the Fellows' growth as developers".

Sabio's founders, Gregorio Rojas and Liliana Aide Monge, will lead the boot-camp and developer training through the course of the program.

“We are happy to enter this next chapter of Sabio's mission, which is to diversify the technology sector with talented and motivated men and women from all walks of life. Collaborating with DiversiTech is a natural fit for our organization,” Liliana Aide Monge, Sabio Cofounder.

DiversiTech (Diversity In Tech) is a national organization that stands as the touchpoint to connect underrepresented groups, including youth and women, with the bevy of resources dedicated to fostering technology entrepreneurship and startup success. For more information about DiversiTech, visit

Sabio is a Los Angeles-based developer bootcamp for women and underrepresented groups. Its founders have crafted an innovative solution that can be implemented to cure the current imbalance in the technology workforce by strategically training individuals and bringing them into the high-skilled careers. For more on Sabio, visit

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