Did you know that in 2017 the information technology industry employed approximately 98 thousand individuals in the state of Minnesota across a wide range of organizations, from technology to finance, healthcare, and education? Information technology is projected to be one of the fastest growing occupations in the nation and Minnesota is one of the top states with a high demand and need for IT talent. Projections estimate over 100,000 IT professionals will be employed in MN by 2024!
What does a Web Developer do?
Web Developers perform an array of tasks each day, so if you’re allergic to monotony, thrive on creativity, understand languages like C++ and find technical problem solving as easy as pi, web development is the calling for you!
In today’s world increased connectivity brings increased risk of theft, fraud, and abuse. As we become more reliant on modern technology, we also become more vulnerable to cyberattacks such as corporate security breaches, spear phishing, and social media fraud. And implementing effective cybersecurity measures has proven to be a challenge for most because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative.
As part of our Strength in Numbers and #MNGirlsDisruptTech campaigns, the team at the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing program asks female technology leaders to share their thoughts on what Minnesota businesses can do to help pave the way for more women to become successful tech executives.
Lisa Schlosser, CTO and VP of FindLaw (Part of Thomson Reuters), shares her educational and career pathway and why it is important to build a pipeline to a future in technology for girls as early on as possible.