Bitwise Industries creates a bridge between humans from marginalized communities and stories of systemic poverty to skills and resources necessary to access opportunities in the tech industry. Bitwise provides paid apprenticeships to students to learn tech skills, connects them to meaningful tech opportunities, and builds vibrant buildings in underestimated cities to house their work.
Bitwise Industries has received the following certifications.
700 Van Ness Ave Fresno CA
Jake Soberal and Irma Olguin Jr.
0 - 1000
…Openly communicating throughout the organization for the common good. Bitwise builds community. From our employees, to our apprenticeships, we all know we are working to uplift our cities, and simultaneously driving diversity into the tech workforce.
every one of our employees believes and is committed to our mission of uplifting the most vulnerable communities in the nation. We see the impact we're making and we know how unique our organization is - from where it's located, to who it employs, to the way we work to accomplish our goals.
...hosting all team meetings with every staff member having the opportunity to communicate directly with executive leadership. Along with their ongoing huddles with supervisors every employee has a dedicated 30 min 1:1 with their supervisor on a weekly basis.
...providing programs that support, amplify, and nurture employees. Bitwise provides services such as childcare, transportation and more to ensure employees can actively pursue their goals in and out of the office.
...our employees are the foundation of not only our company, but also our mission. They are the reason we do what we do, they are active members of the communities we are trying to reach and amplify. Everyone at Bitwise has their own path to success and we are here to support them.
...the value we place on employees’ mental health. During the height of the pandemic, Bitwise implemented 60% time, where employees were asked to work only 60% of their regular hours, with full pay and benefits so they could focus on their families and self-care.
... sharing their lived experiences to uplift some of the most underestimated, underrepresented individuals across the nation. Their representation is important to the Latinx, LGBTQIA+, women in STEM and working to bring as many people up as possible.
the $1,000 employees has every year to spend on the cause or nonprofit of their choice giving them the ability to invest in their personal passions. Pre-pandemic, we hosted employee bonding functions and during quarantine, we organized a virtual music festival to demonstrate our connections.