Support Minnesota’s young women to become the next generation of information technology talent

Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence, along with our business and organization partners, seek financial sponsors, prize donations, job shadow and internship offers to support and recognize young women in computing/IT statewide

Here’s your chance to show you support the next generation of women in Minnesota’s vibrant computer/IT industry. Your generous support provides program participants opportunities to develop skills through activities that include professional mentors and job shadow experiences. Many of the young women receive award recognition, access to paid internships, college scholarships and media recognition of their accomplishments.  All award honorees are provided numerous donated prizes. The next awards ceremony is the evening of April 17, 2019 at Vadnais Heights Commons.

Becoming a sponsor: what’s in it for you?

You and your company will play a significant role in attracting more Minnesota women to IT careers, the surest way to enlarge and enrich the future IT talent pool in the state. Imagine the head-start this provides Minnesota’s young women in high school to pursue an IT education/career … and then capitalize on the opportunity for your company to have direct access to the best up-and-coming talent.

Become an Aspirations 2018-19 Sponsor

Make your pledge, today!

To learn more or to pledge your sponsorship, please call or email  Russell Fraenkel, Director of IT Career Pathways and Partnerships, Advance IT Minnesota.

(651) 253-9438

Highlight Vid: 2018 Aspirations Awards

Your support is essential. To make it easy, we’ve established FIVE sponsorship levels:

ASPIRATIONS SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Champion Partner

$10,000

Includes dinner for 12 at the award ceremony, where your team/guests will dine with one (or more) award winners and parent(s).
Business/organization promotion opportunities include:

  • Full page advertisement in the event program
  • Host location and participant in the Pep Up Tech – Twin Cities Video Interview Segment
  • Provide Welcome Remarks at Ceremony
  • Business Representative(s) pose in photos with honorees
  • Business logo prominently displayed in honoree photos and in printed program
  • Exhibitors table at the ceremony
  • Priority acknowledgement in pre- and post-event news releases and various social media channels
  • Opportunity to serve as a media spokesperson

Pillar Partner

$5,000

Includes dinner for seven at the award ceremony, where your team/guests will dine with one (or more) award winners and parent(s).
Business/organization promotion opportunities include:

  • Full page advertisement in the event program
  • Participation in the program and/or video segment (hosted by Pep Up Tech – Twin Cities)
  • Stage, table, and other on-site logo placement
  • Exhibitors table at the ceremony
  • Priority acknowledgement in pre- and post-event news releases and various social media channels
  • Opportunity to serve as a media spokesperson
  • Priority mention in media coverage

Platinum Partner

$1,500

Includes dinner for four at the award ceremony, where your team/guests will dine with one award winner and parent(s). Business/organization promotion opportunities include:

  • Half-page advertisement in the event program
  • Table and other on-site logo placement
  • Acknowledgement in pre- and post-event news releases and various social media platforms

Gold Partner

$1,000

Includes dinner for three at the award ceremony, where your team will dine with an award winner and parent(s). Business/organization promotion opportunities include:

  • Quarter-page advertisement in the event program
  • Table and other on-site logo placement
  • Acknowledgement in the event program
  • Acknowledgement in pre- and post-event news releases and various social media platforms

Silver Partner

$500

Includes dinner for two at the award ceremony, where your team may be seated with an award winner and parent(s). Business/organization promotion opportunities include:

  • Table and other on-site logo placement
  • Acknowledgement in the event program
  • Acknowledgement in pre and post-event news releases and social media platforms

Become an Aspirations for Women in Computing Award Sponsor today!

Show your support, and make your financial pledge. And/or donate prizes, and offer in-kind event support. 

To make your partnership pledge, please call or email  Russell Fraenkel, Director of IT Career Pathways and Partnerships, Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence.

(651) 253-9438

EMAIL RUSSELL FRAENKEL