Barbara Rushing is the founder of Rush2Compute. Barbara runs her own business, volunteers to help the destitute learn computer skills, participates in walks to raise money for heart disease and breast cancer, and loves getting in touch with nature.
In addition to running her own organization, Barbara has over 20 years of experience working in the corporate world. Rush2Compute offers a variety of services including networking, software and hardware installation, and computer repairs. She also offers computer classes for baby boomers and seniors with one-on-one sessions in the comfort of their homes as well as low-cost training sessions at retirement centers, such as the Smyrna Community Center, and assisted living organizations.
“Technology is here to stay,” Barbara states. “It’s important for baby boomers and everyone to stay connected with the world, family and friends through computing technology.” Barbara loves teaching the mature generation how to use Skype, Facebook and email to keep in touch with family and friends. This also provides the opportunity to play games, pay bills online and browse the internet for research.
Starting a business in 2009, during an economic recession wasn’t easy, but Barbara was determined to overcome any obstacle presented to her. She encourages others to have the same positive attitude towards learning new technology and when striving for their goals. Barbara says confidently, “You can do it! I can help!”
Atlanta Free Speech salutes Barbara Rushing.
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