Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 1, 2017

    Columnist’s Corner: Who Are the Technologists of Our (Near) Future?

    ColumnistCorner Our executives create inspiration by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. In April, this opinion piece by Charles Eaton appeared for the first time in Recruiter Today: The Career and Employment Magazine. Charles will appear in Recruiter Today on a monthly basis in 2017.
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  • May 17, 2017

    Chicago’s Got a New STEM Resource: TechGirlz

    TechGirlz Girls learning about technology at TechGirlz events are usually doing one of two things: frowning seriously into a problem, or bubbling with excitement over their latest breakthrough. TechShopz are a combination of cerebral and silly, and are experiences meant to expand a girl’s budding interest in technology.
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  • April 17, 2017

    Eaton’s First Book Captures Glowing Reviews

    T-in-STEM-cover Reviewers describe Charles Eaton’s new parent’s guide to the T in STEM Education as “engaging and fun,” “terrific and practical” and a “useful, informative and helpful piece of work.”
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  • April 12, 2017

    NextUp, a New Program for Getting More Young People into Tech Careers, is Already Showing Promise

    FuseParticipant Robotics clubs. After-school STEM fairs. Hours of coding. Over the past several years, we have all observed the multiple ways that schools, corporations and nonprofit groups are trying to interest teens in tech careers. This year CompTIA launched its own approach - NextUp.
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  • April 11, 2017

    Creating Diversity by Disrupting STEM Stereotypes for Teenagers – Especially Girls

    GirlScouts Just 31% of teens call technology “fun.” That’s why we applaud – and support – these groups working to shape new perceptions of women working with technology.
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  • March 31, 2017

    7 Myths about Technology Careers

    BustTheTechMyths Today’s teens can become tomorrow’s technologists and close the industry’s tech skills gap. Over the last seven weeks, we have outlined the basic myths that influence them to NOT pursue a technology career.
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