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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
18

Where Are They Now: Zoe Berg

Meet Zoe Berg, an aspiring mechanical engineer, Lakeville South High School senior and rockstar member of the Aspirations in Computing community with four awards to her name – 2018 National Honorable Mention, 2018 State Winner, 2017 State Honorable Mention, and 2016 Certificate of Distinction honoree. She first applied for the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) award in ninth grade due to the encouragement and support from her mom. Good thing she applied, because she has not only g…

By Russell Fraenkel | Featured News . K-12 Educators
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Mar
15

Achieving Resilience with Strength-in-Numbers

In our series finale and fifth Strength in Numbers feature, we speak with Sahar Ismail CEO & Co-founder of LegacyArmour and keynote speaker at the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing, 6th Annual Aspirations in Computing Awards Ceremony on April 17th.

By Russell Fraenkel | Featured News . MNAiC . Reading Room
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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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Jan
30

Strength in Numbers — Leads to Greater Entry at the Ground Floor

This month, in our third Strength in Numbers feature, we speak with Nicole James, Director of Financial Systems at CBRE.

By Russell Fraenkel | Featured News . K12 Educators . MNAiC . Reading Room
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Dec
15

Strength in Numbers — Leads to Greater Innovation & Enhanced Profitability

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.

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