Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • August 11, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Creating Community, Changing perceptions

    Sandra Ashworth Back in March 2017, Sandra Ashworth participated in a panel discussion at STEMapalooza, an annual event organized by the Girl Scouts in Chicago to showcase the exciting 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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  • August 9, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Creating opportunities through job training

    IT-RAndreaImage Back in March 2017, Andrea Rios McMillian participated in a panel discussion at STEMapalooza, an annual event organized by the Girl Scouts. Each panelist described the unique pathway she has followed during her career working with technology. We continue the conversation here.
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  • June 20, 2017

    The middle-skill opportunity: A blueprint for job growth

    N70A4675 More than half of STEM jobs are so-called middle-skill jobs, where well-paid jobs are available without the need for a bachelor’s degree. Still, employers are struggling to find enough workers with the right skills for these jobs, and the demand for middle-skill workers is only expected to grow during the next decade.
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  • April 11, 2017

    Creating Diversity by Disrupting STEM Stereotypes for Teenagers – Especially Girls

    GirlScouts Just 31% of teens call technology “fun.” That’s why we applaud – and support – these groups working to shape new perceptions of women working with technology.
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  • March 23, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 7

    BustTheTechMyths 7 myths about working in technology could dishearten today’s teens as they plan their future careers. That’s why we’ve been busting those bogus beliefs one by one.
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  • March 16, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 6

    BustTheTechMyths 7 myths surround careers in technology that could deflect the interest of today’s teens. So, let’s bust those barriers.
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