K-12 Educators

Jan
07

Strength in Numbers – Catalyst for Cultural Change

It’s one thing to talk about corporate diversity and inclusion, and yet another to actually implement it in an effective way. In this article, we get an inside view of how Director of Software Engineering, Julie Gallenberg, is helping to influence company culture and the well-being of her colleagues, and the staff she leads at Minneapolis-based information security company, Code42.

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Dec
03

Going the Distance with IT Exploration Learning in Greater Minnesota

A pilot project funded and supported by Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence and Lyft Career Pathways helped the IT Exploration partners to design and develop the distance offering that involves the study of computer hardware maintenance and repair, software development (including gaming), network administration, telecommunications, data analytics, and cyber security.

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Dec
03

The Minnesota Twins SPARCS a Field of Dreams

The Twins’ team hit a technology home run with the SPARCS visiting team this past October. Young women who are passionate about tech took part in an exclusive “behind the scenes” tech tour of Target Field and the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club as part of the Fall 2018 lineup of SPARCS Employer Engagement events.  Participants enjoyed an adventure-filled day learning how the Twins and Major League Baseball use technology to ensure fans at the ballpark and everywhere else in …

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Nov
29

Strength in Numbers – Leads to a Culture of Trust

Minnesota-based Merrill Corporation is laser focused on building trustworthy business relationships. And, inside its corporate walls, tech executives like Peg Mickelson are helping to create a culture of trust that encourages and supports women seeking careers in technology.

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Oct
25

A Winning Strategy to Drive Gender Equity in Tech

Employer partners involved in the Minnesota Aspirations for Computing Program, believe exposure to technology career options through experiential learning opportunities can be equally powerful, and perhaps more advantageous during the high school years.

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Oct
17

MN Businesses Engage Young Women in Tech through Experiential Learning

Visiting workplaces and interacting with technologists offers invaluable opportunities for tomorrow’s workforce to learn about technical roles in an organization, and the professional skills employees need to possess to help drive business success

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Sep
27

Generating SPARCS with a Lasting Impact

SPARCS seeks business Partners who are willing to expose program participants to existing and emerging technologies, as well as diverse information technology roles and skills.

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Sep
24
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