DPI prepares promising and diverse Illinoisans to step into lucrative and resilient tech jobs. DPI is a place where companies, researchers and students can access world-renowned talent, advanced equipment and funding to turn their ideas into products and services with the potential to change lives. And DPI helps grow companies with a potential that extends far beyond their base in Illinois.
With core values of innovation, inclusion, collaboration, agility, excellence and impact, DPI also holds diversity, equity and inclusion as a core tenet of its operations.
DPI will intentionally design programs to address key challenges & friction points that have historically disadvantaged underrepresented groups in tech.
DPI believes in collaboration, which is why we have a growing international network of partners.
DPI will systematically support a learner’s journey with wraparound services to ensure success.
Internally, DPI is building a representative workforce and will conduct business with a diverse supplier base.