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.
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.
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.
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.
IT Exploration (ITX) offers market relevant educational materials to prepare secondary and postsecondary students for success in a fast-changing technological world. The program can be enlivened through the engagement of area employers and IT professionals. ITX prepares students for higher education and career success in high-demand technology jobs.
With women like Alexandra Brown and Stephanie Spann as part of the company’s leadership team, it’s no surprise that STEM Fuse has joined the Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence, in supporting the Aspirations in Computing Award Program as a Champion Partner who is actively leading the charge for gender equity in tech, and the state institution’s #MNGirlsDisruptTECH initiative.
The Minnesota State â€“ IT Center of Excellence and their many partners, including MHTA â€“ WLiT, have teamed up to address gender equality in tech through specially curated programs focused on engaging and supporting young womenâ€™s interests in tech.
The 2018 Aspirations in Computing Awards ceremony, was held on April 17th. 35 Minnesota high school young women were recognized for their technology related interests and achievements.