Traci Barnes Computer Square

Traci’s Story / Byte Back

Traci Denise Barnes is a Washingtonian who is constantly innovating her life – finding a way to use new tech skills to enrich her and, at the same time, give back to her community. Barnes is a current student and graduate of Byte Back, a DC tech education nonprofit who has been training residents for […]


Chopp-a-Cake’s Story / BUILD Metro DC

BUILD Metro DC is a four year in-school and out-of-school time program that engages high school students from under-resourced communities through entrepreneurship training, and college and career readiness. In partnership with DCPS and charter schools, BUILD serves 300 students at seven high schools in the District of Columbia this school year. BUILD operates school-based business […]

District Cryo

Antwain’s Story / DistrictCryo

Antwain Coward is the founder and CEO of DistrictCryo Rejuvenation and Recovery Lab. DistrictCryo is the first of its kind active recovery solution in Washington, D.C offering access to innovative and non-medical therapeutic technologies for both mind and body rejuvenation, including Whole Body Cryotherapy. Antwain discovered the niche of maintenance recovery from his own experiences […]


Buckle up: InnoMAYtion starts this week

Read original post at By Tajha Chappellet-Lanier / REPORTER For the D.C. government and its relationship to small business and innovation, the month of May means just one thing — InnoMAYtion. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s monthlong celebration of entrepreneurship in the District is back for its third year running and it all starts Thursday night, May […]