SPARCS Experiences

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
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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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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Dec
03

The Minnesota Twins SPARCS a Field of Dreams

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 and the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club as part of the Fall 2018 lineup of SPARCS Employer Engagement events.  Participants enjoyed an adventure-filled day learning how the Twins and Major League Baseball use technology to ensure fans at the ballpark and everywhere else in …

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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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