Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • July 16, 2021

    Innovation, change and growth are key themes in SXSW EDU podcast

    TechGirlz Director Amy Cliett recently moderated a panel discussion at the SXSW EDU Conference & Festival. Joining her were representatives from other organizations that mentor girls and young women to lead to positive paths and prosperous careers in technology.
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  • December 18, 2019

    Former TechShopz Attendee Develops Interest in Combining Medicine and Technology for Future Career

    During this season of gratitude, we recognize three teen volunteers, high-school technologists who advance the mission of TechGirlz by leading workshops and encouraging girls to embrace technology. Today’s installment features Dhivya Arasappan.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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