She planned to be a nurse. This scholarship changed everything.

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Tremain-Ajena Jones. Photo supplied

Like a lot of young women, Tremain-Ajena Jones assumed she’d follow in the footsteps of other women in her life and become a nurse. Life had other plans for her, though. Thanks to a scholarship from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), she’s now enjoying the rewarding tech career she dreamed of. Keep reading to learn her story and how you or a woman in your life can get started on the path to your own tech career.

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Boulo uses tech to match women + jobs—invest now with as little as $100

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Who doesn’t want flexible work these days? Photo via Unsplash

Ever wondered why women leave the workforce to care for children rather than finding a job that works with their schedules? Birmingham’s Boulo realized that employers were missing out on an untapped goldmine of highly-skilled labor. So, they built a tech-powered job-matching platform built by and for women. Keep reading to find out all the details, plus how you can own a piece of this local startup for only $100.

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Millions not required: you can invest in local companies like Boulo with Vicinity Capital today

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This mama means business. Photo via Boulo Solutions’ Facebook

Chances are, if you think of Birmingham companies, you’re probably either thinking of a place to work or a place to be a customer of some sort. Now, though, thanks to Vicinity Capital, you can become an investor in local companies like Boulo Solutions—even if you don’t have big bucks to spend. Seriously. Keep reading to find out all the details.

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