SPARCS News & Events

Dec
03

Past Event- 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.

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Feb
27

How to Maximize I.T. Talent Gain and Minimize Talent Loss

Minnesota Women Technologists weigh in on what MN Businesses can do to increase the number of women in tech roles while retaining existing talent.

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Feb
23

Microsoft Introduces SPARCS Students to New Innovation Center

Microsoft welcomed over 100 high school aged young women and I.T. professionals to an interactive day of learning and networking at their new Edina, Minnesota innovation lab.

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Feb
15

32 Minnesota High School Students Honored in Fifth Annual Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards

Two Minnesota students named national winners and six named national honorable mentions as program sees continued growth.

By Russell Fraenkel | Featured News . SPARCS News & Events
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Feb
14

SPARCS at GlitchHQ

Over 20 young women with an interest in game development had the opportunity to learn from 8 Game Development Sages during SPARCS GAME : IT at GlitchHQ

By Russell Fraenkel | General . SPARCS News & Events
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Jan
13

MN girls 13-18: SPARCS does database at Mall of America Feb. 25, 2017

MN girls 13-18: Level-up your Salesforce.com database skills using the gamified Trailhead Basecamp at our FREE SPARCS event Feb. 25.

By Russell Fraenkel | SPARCS News & Events
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Nov
15

Advance IT Minnesota congratulates Shonnah Hughes, recent recipient of the 2016 Ambassadors of Beauty Award

Award recognizes Shonnah as a champion of change, introducing and influencing youth and women of color to experience aspects of the technology profession.

By Russell Fraenkel | General . SPARCS News & Events
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Aug
31

Applications for 5th Annual Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards open Sept. 1, 2016

Applications accepted online Sept. 1 through Nov. 7, 2016. Learn More.

By Russell Fraenkel | Featured News . SPARCS News & Events
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