ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2013) - QASymphony (www.qasymphony.com), a leading developer of Quality Management solutions for software developers and QA testers, today announced its proud sponsorship of Per Scholas, a nonprofit community outreach organization that offers free technology education and job placement services to people in underserved communities in New York City and Columbus, OH.
Per Scholas will be holding their 2013 ROI Corporate Dinner, "Reach.Opportunity.Impact," a fundraising gala on June 12 in NYC.
Those sponsoring the ROI dinner include: Barclays, Prudential, The Creating IT Futures Foundation, SAP, High Point Solutions, Cognizant, Good Technology, QASymphony, and 20 other major corporations.
"QASymphony is excited to support Per Scholas and its mission to bring technology education and job training to underserved communities," says Vu Lam, CEO, QASymphony. "We are offering free licenses of our testing products for teachers to use with their students in their new software testing education track."
Says New York's Executive Director Angie Kamath, "Employer demand for skilled information workers is expected to create 3.7 million new IT jobs before 2016. Per Scholas transforms its students into qualified candidates for jobs in technology. More than 4000 individuals have been served since we began our effective IT training model in 1998."
Last summer, QASymphony sponsored SummerQAmp, a summer internship program for young adults interested in a career as software Quality Assurance engineers. The program placed participants as summer interns at more than 30 software companies.
QASymphony looks to continue its investment in community development and education working with Per Scholas and Barclays on a similar career track training model this summer.
About Per Scholas
Per Scholas offers free, high quality technology education, job training, placement and career development opportunities to people in underserved communities. Since 1998, more than 4,000 underserved and underemployed adults (18+ years old) have enrolled in our flagship IT-Ready job training and placement programs in New York City and Columbus, OH. The graduates work today in hundreds of corporations, small businesses, nonprofits and government agencies. The Social Impact Exchange recently named us one of the top 100 nonprofits creating proven social impact in the U.S. www.perscholas.org
QASymphony is a leading provider of testing solutions that fit the needs of testing organizations at any level of maturity. Whether you are making the initial move from manual processes and simply need defect tracking capabilities or you are a fully agile testing organization, our test management and productivity solutions meet your needs. With offices in Atlanta, GA, Dublin, CA and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, QASymphony is a software company built to revolutionize how software is tested, adopted, and supported. Empowering the QA testing teams for companies such as Silverpop, BetterCloud, Ernst & Young and Compuware, QASymphony is a software-loving team, united by a common belief that software can be better and better tested.