Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • December 2, 2019

    7 Myths Deflecting Teens from Tech Careers – Part 3

    Everybody knows pursuing a technology career is all about the money, right? Just as everyone knows teens never listen to their parents about anything and all U.S. tech jobs are moving overseas. Well, says CEO, award-winning author and social innovator Charles Eaton, on those three points what all those folks seem to know is backward. In a Podcast Flashback to an early episode of Technologist Talk, Eaton busts the last three of seven myths that can discourage teens from pursuing tech careers.
    Read Full Story
  • November 25, 2019

    Recent TechShopz In A Box™ Workshops from TechGirlz Give High School Girls a Chance to Lead, Middle School Girls a Chance to Learn

    TechShopz In A Box workshops offer girls a fun, hands-on opportunity to expand their interest in technology. Former participants, now in high school, relished the chance to lead some of the very workshops they enjoyed during middle school. TechGirlz, creator of these workshops, is a nonprofit organization operated by Creating IT Futures.
    Read Full Story
  • November 20, 2019

    TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board Members Gain Valuable Experiences as Aspiring Technologists – Part 3

    Members of the TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board (TAB) spent the year advising, leading and learning. Volunteer Amy Freeman caught up with them to learn about their experiences working as young technologists in the third post in our 3-part TAB series.
    Read Full Story
  • November 18, 2019

    TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board Members Gain Valuable Experiences as Aspiring Technologists – Part 2

    Members of the TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board (TAB) spent the year advising, leading and learning. Volunteer Amy Freeman caught up with them to learn about their experiences working as young technologists in the second post in our 3-part TAB series.
    Read Full Story
  • November 15, 2019

    7 Myths Deflecting Teens from Tech Careers – Part 2

    It’s not a tech job unless you’re working for a tech company, and you spend the entire day stuck behind a desk, right? Wrong, says CEO, award-winning author and social innovator Charles Eaton, as he busts two more of the seven myths that can discourage teens from pursuing tech careers in a Podcast Flashback to an early episode of Technologist Talk.
    Read Full Story
  • November 14, 2019

    TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board Members Gain Valuable Experiences as Aspiring Technologists – Part 1

    Members of the TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board (TAB) spent the year advising, leading and learning. Volunteer Amy Freeman caught up with them to learn about their experiences working as young technologists in the first post in our 3-part TAB series.
    Read Full Story