Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • 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.
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  • October 14, 2019

    TechGirlz creates cybersecurity warriors

    TechShopz in a Box™ teach girls how to protect against cyber attacks and empower them to pursue careers in technology.
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  • September 13, 2019

    TechShopz In A Box™: Free, fun and engaging hands-on tech workshops for teenage girls from TechGirlz

    From middle school through high school years, teen girls express interest in tech-based careers — but also misconceptions and reservations. TechGirlz offers a free and expansive catalog of ‘TechShopz in a Box’ workshops that adult mentors can tap to host fun, engaging and hands-on tech events that introduce teen girls to rewarding career opportunities working with technology. TechGirlz is a nonprofit program operated by Creating IT Futures.
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  • August 7, 2019

    Local High School Students Teaching Technology Class to Middle Schoolers (Colorado)

    Amy Bounds, a K-12 education writer for the Boulder Daily Camera and Longmont Times-Call, covered a story about the TechGirlz Summer Camp held in Colorado. This camp was led by a TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board member, Paige Burns. The article talks with Paige and the other high school volunteers that helped make this camp possible- peer to peer mentorship at its finest!
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  • July 1, 2019

    TechGirlz Inspires Middle School Girls to Create with Technology

    Atlas Corps Fellow Joshua Eyaru examines how TechGirlz — a program of Creating IT Futures —exposes girls to potential tech careers through its Python programming workshops, on the many workshops they offer.
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  • April 1, 2019

    TechSavvy Connects Girls to Technology

    STEM programs and college classes on display during a big day of technology fun
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