Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • October 16, 2018

    Build Your Brand

    During the Blacks in Technology Conference, attendees gathers tips on how to build their own personal brands through volunteering, hard work and networking.
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  • October 15, 2018

    Keep the Diverse in IT

    During IT-Ready fifth annual IT-Ready employer breakfast, more than 60 hiring managers in the Twin Cities discussed how to retain diverse employees in the tech workforce.
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  • November 7, 2017

    Chicago Girl Scouts Dig into IT Hardware and Discover Confidence

    Girl Scouts TechGirlz Nov 4 Girl Scouts from Englewood use TechShopz in a Box to explore the parts that make computers work and how the pieces fit together.
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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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