Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • February 14, 2018

    I’m a Technologist, Too: Meet Shannon Branch, Scholar and Innovator

    Technologist Art 4Technologists know how to rise above challenges to find pathways to solutions. Shannon Branch is an excellent example. Read her inspirational profile in this installment of our series “I’m a Technologist, Too,” excerpted from Charles Eaton’s book How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.
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  • November 6, 2017

    Helping employers view tech education and recruitment in a new light

    IBM Azzaria Douglas A new public education model is producing tech-savvy, STEM-oriented graduates with associate’s degrees. These work-ready individuals are eager for entry-level professional experience and the chance to prove themselves in IT. Will the tech industry give them the opportunity?
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  • November 3, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Strata CEO Nurtures Young Technologists through TechGirlz

    This summer Joy Baer, CEO of ad tech software company Strata, hosted a STEM workshop with Creating IT Futures partner TechGirlz in Chicago. After the event, our correspondent caught up with Baer to continue the conversation here…
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  • October 16, 2017

    Panel Turns Diversity into Dividends

    ITF_4 Tech leaders unpack the benefits of diverse and inclusive office cultures with Creating IT Futures
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  • September 18, 2017

    I’m a Technologist, Too: Meet Digital Journalist Melissa Hart – Owner & Operator, Bootstrap Communications

    melissa hart How does a storyteller working for non-profits in rural New York state become a technologist? Find out in this first installment of our “I’m a Technologist, Too” series excerpted from Charles Eaton’s book How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.
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  • August 17, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Finding new paths to technology careers

    N70A4273 Megan Sprangers headshot Back in March 2017, Megan Sprangers participated in a panel discussion at STEMapalooza, an annual event organized by the Girl Scouts to showcase the possibilities available through STEM education. Each panelist described her unique pathway getting started in a technology career. We continue the conversation here.
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