K12 Program

Apr
30

MNAiC Alumnae Stories LIVE Chat Recap with Alumna and Industrial Engineer, Erin Mitchell

Alumnae Stories is a monthly LIVE Chat — the series provides program participants an online opportunity to connect with alumnae at various stages of their journey as #womenintech, as well as industry leaders and educators. This month I caught up with a fellow MNAiC Award Honoree and alumna, engineer, and geekette, Erin Mitchell.

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Apr
28

2020 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award Ceremony Goes Virtual

Young women from high schools across Minnesota will be recognized for their technical prowess and passion at the program’s first virtual celebrations in May and June.

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Mar
20

Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award Program Response to COVID-19

As COVID-19 progresses and communities and businesses become increasingly involved in ways to slow and manage the virus spread, we wanted you to know that MNAiC is committed to the safety of program participants, partners, volunteers, and staff. We’ve been actively engaged in implementing changes to the way we go about our important work.

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Mar
08

MNAiC Alumnae Stories LIVE Chat Recap with Alumna Guest, Amiyah Hunter

As a National and State Aspiration in Computing Winner, Amiyah Hunter speaks to the impact the program has had on her educational trajectory and the important role representation played during her tenure.

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Feb
21

These 6 Young Women of Color are Making Local History and Impact, as Shining Tech Stars

In celebration of Black History Month, we’re recognizing six young women of color for their computing-related interests, skills, and accomplishments!

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Feb
06

MNAiC Alumnae Stories LIVE Chat Recap with Special Guest Claire Kaiser

The first chat of the year was all the feels for me! We invited Claire Kaiser, who is a biomedical engineering PhD student at my alma mater, the University of Minnesota — Go Gophers!

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Feb
06

Microsoft Tests New Approach to Experiential Learning

Through a range of initiatives and partnerships, similar to the one with Aspirations, Microsoft is helping young people discover a passion for tech. Many of these partnerships are leading the movement to close the gender gap, driving racially inclusive business practices and influencing awareness around ethics in technology.

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Jan
21

Announcing 2020 National Aspirations in Computing Award Honorees from Minnesota

The Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award Program will recognize 10 young women from Minnesota high schools at its 8th Annual Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award Ceremony as National Honorable Mentions on April 15, 2020.

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