Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • January 4, 2021

    TechPodz launch provides tech training—and sense of community—to girls

    TechGirlz adds sense of community to TechShopz workshops by creating TechPodz, small groups of middle school girls who ‘meet’ weekly.
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  • December 15, 2020

    Amy Cliett, director of TechGirlz, a program of Creating IT Futures, is honored for her work

    One of only five honorees, Amy Cliett was recognized for her work at TechGirlz educating and inspiring young women to explore career possibilities offered through technology.
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  • August 24, 2020

    How Missouri’s Workforce Board Helps People Gain Digital Skills for Tech Jobs & More

    Dr. Mardy Leathers, director of Missouri’s Office of Workforce Development, explains how custom IT training from CompTIA helps Missourians develop digital job and life skills.
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  • August 20, 2020

    Salvaging summer with technology

    When Louisville teen summer camps were cancelled, the Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky turned to TechGirlz for an alternative approach. Online camps underwritten by Verizon Foundation showed teens fun and interactive ways to apply technology.
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  • December 30, 2019

    Thank You to Our Special Partners! You Make Encouraging Girls to Embrace Technology Possible

    During this season of gratitude, Creating IT Futures wishes to thank some special TechGirlz partners that help make it possible to inspire middle-school girls to explore tech careers.
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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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