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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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Nov
24

Strength in Numbers — It’s More Than Just Coding

Plenty of girls are interested in STEM jobs, but many don’t want to code software all day. Is a successful career in tech possible without becoming a code maven?

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Sep
10

Aspirations Honorees Eagerly Engage with Minnesota Employers

This summer, 26 talented Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award (MNAiC) Honorees were matched with 21 Minnesota businesses for an engaging job shadow experience.

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Aug
26

2020 Aspirations in Computing Application Season has Arrived!

Young women from Minnesota’s high schools with computing related interests are highly encouraged to apply for the 2020 Aspirations in Computing Awards program.

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Aug
26

Aspirations in Computing Explores Land O’Lakes’ AgTech

This summer, three 2019 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award Program Honorees participated in an extended internship opportunity at the at the Arden hills Land O’Lakes headquarters. The three young women were invited to share their experience with the Fortune leaders at the company and here’s what they had to say.

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Apr
15

Where Are They Now: Fiona Chow

The 2019 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) Awards ceremony is April 17th, and there is no better time to share another exclusive look into the lives of past MNAiC honorees! This time we are catching up with Fiona Chow, a 2018 State Honorable Mention and 2017 Certificate of Distinction recipient.

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Apr
10

Strength in Numbers — Optimizes Equity in Tech for Women

In this Strength-in-Numbers series article, we speak with Amy Alexander, Senior Biomedical Engineer at Mayo Clinic where she converts 2-D radiological images into 3D-printed models. Amy discusses what she believes can be done to improve participation by women in the technology industry.

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