• Hack The Beach

    Publisher: Proficia

    Santa Monica 2.0, Initializing! This organization is looking for innovators to redefine Santa Monica’s community and drive local business! Are you passionate about your community? Would you like to develop innovative solutions that are relevant both to Santa Monica and cities everywhere? Go behind the scenes with their experts at…

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  • LA Community College Students in Tech

    LA Community College Students Build Technical Portfolios

    Publisher: Proficia

    Highly motivated community college students often focus on transferring to a four-year university to earn a traditional bachelor’s degree. But the community colleges are also a great place for talented students to learn a skill and then move directly into a job. Community colleges are more affordable than four-year schools…

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  • Vocational

    Publisher: Proficia

    Wiktionary’s Dictionary Dictionary term Name: vocational Description: Pertaining to a vocation (of education) that provides a special skill rather than academic knowledge. In Dictionary: Wiktionary’s Dictionary

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  • Big Data

    Publisher: Proficia

    Wiktionary’s Dictionary Dictionary term Name: big data Description: Data on a very large scale, such that it can only be gathered or processed with computers, especially with reference to its potential to allow for new breakthroughs or understanding in a particular field of study. In Dictionary: Wiktionary’s Dictionary

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  • Cleantech

    Publisher: Proficia

    Wiktionary’s Dictionary Dictionary term Name: cleantech Description: (manufacturing) Technologies that support increased productivity or profitability while also reducing resource consumption or pollution. In Dictionary: Wiktionary’s Dictionary

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  • Social Enterprise

    Publisher: Proficia

    Wikipedia’s Definition Dictionary term Name: social enterprise Description: A social enterprise is an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well-being—this may include maximizing social impact alongside profits for external shareholders. In Wikipedia

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  • Proficia Launches Engineering Firm for Tech Job Creation

    Publisher: Proficia

    Proficia is launching a social enterprise to create tech jobs through an apprenticeship with engineers. Over the summer, we trained our first cohort of electronics technicians. Some have decided to return to college, and we have helped others find jobs. One of the trainees will be joining the Proficia engineering…

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  • Five Things You Need to Know to Get Started with React Native

    Publisher: Proficia

    React Native is growing in popularity as a framework for creating mobile apps because it gives the user a native look and feel on both iOS and Android. Knowing React Native gives developers a way to simultaneously create native apps across both platforms. From the employer perspective, this can reduce…

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  • Innovative Partnership Connects Talented Youth to Tech Training and Employers

    Publisher: Proficia

    To draw on Proficia’s expertise in setting up technical workforce training, LA Cleantech Incubator (LACI) approached us to help build upon their partnership with the LA Youth Policy Institute (YPI). The goal was to provide YPI’s young people with opportunities to learn skills for immediate employment within the unique setting…

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