K12 Program

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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Jan
07

Equity in Opportunity, in the Ability to Thrive

2019 marked our eighth year of this tremendously successful partnership with Minnesota businesses, schools, educators, and community organizations.

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Jan
07

Introducing Alumnae Stories on Instagram LIVE

You asked and we listened! This social media series gives you and other young women in high school to connect with each other. Through featuring past and present program participants you’ll have the opportunity to learn and connect with peers and with alumnae at various stages of their journey as #womenintech.

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Dec
19

Exploring, Engaging, and Advancing Technical Knowledge — While Paying it Forward

In this month’s segment of Alumnae Stories, host, Katherine Myers speaks with Anjali Donthi, a current program participant and 2019 Aspirations in Computing State Winner.

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Dec
16

Girls in Tech, Virtually a Reality

Like the disruptive force of VR technology, today’s women in tech, are breaking the false code that technology is best designed and delivered by men. And REM5 is using VR technology to dismantle accessibility and opportunity barriers for Minnesota’s young women.

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