Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • July 13, 2020

    Representation Matters for Women and People of Color in Technology

    The information technology industry suffers from a lack of diversity. Author Andrea Roberson explains how organizations can encourage women and people of color by educating youth, encouraging networking opportunities, embracing allies and mentorships, and amplifying marginalized voices.
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  • June 15, 2020

    Women In Tech Summit To Be Virtual This Year

    For more than nine years, the Women In Tech Summit (WITS) has provided learning and networking opportunities for women who work in tech. This year, it’s going virtual in response to COVID-19.
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  • March 25, 2020

    Podcast Mini-Series for Women’s History Month Features 5 “Technologist Tales” of Closing the Gender Gap in the Tech Workforce

    In honor of Women’s History Month, a Technologist Talk mini-series features 5 episodes about women working to close the gender gap in the tech workforce by blazing trails, rejecting bias and inspiring peers.
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  • November 8, 2019

    Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Won’t Eliminate Entirely the Need for Human Workers

    Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning and other digital automation will create more jobs than they eliminate, says speaker at Women in Technology Summit. Leveraging your emotional and social intelligence is how best to stay employed.
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  • October 31, 2019

    Cybersecurity Bootcamps Bridge the Confidence Gap for Women

    Our field correspondent Michelle Lange reports from the Women in Tech Summit (WITS) in Denver that technology bootcamps can help launch careers in cybersecurity for workers transitioning from nontechnical jobs, especially women feeling a tech skills confidence gap.
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  • August 30, 2019

    ‘The employment opportunities for me are endless!'

    When Nicole R. Sain was laid off from a job that didn’t excite her, she saw it as a sign that working in the Information Technology (IT) field was where she should be. Now, having graduated from IT-Ready with CompTIA A+ certification, Sain says, “the employment opportunities are endless.”
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