Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • November 20, 2019

    TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board Members Gain Valuable Experiences as Aspiring Technologists – Part 3

    Members of the TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board (TAB) spent the year advising, leading and learning. Volunteer Amy Freeman caught up with them to learn about their experiences working as young technologists in the third post in our 3-part TAB series.
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  • November 18, 2019

    TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board Members Gain Valuable Experiences as Aspiring Technologists – Part 2

    Members of the TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board (TAB) spent the year advising, leading and learning. Volunteer Amy Freeman caught up with them to learn about their experiences working as young technologists in the second post in our 3-part TAB series.
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  • November 15, 2019

    7 Myths Deflecting Teens from Tech Careers – Part 2

    It’s not a tech job unless you’re working for a tech company, and you spend the entire day stuck behind a desk, right? Wrong, says CEO, award-winning author and social innovator Charles Eaton, as he busts two more of the seven myths that can discourage teens from pursuing tech careers in a Podcast Flashback to an early episode of Technologist Talk.
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  • November 14, 2019

    TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board Members Gain Valuable Experiences as Aspiring Technologists – Part 1

    Members of the TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board (TAB) spent the year advising, leading and learning. Volunteer Amy Freeman caught up with them to learn about their experiences working as young technologists in the first post in our 3-part TAB series.
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  • November 12, 2019

    Why We Should Start Teaching Cybersafe Practices at an Early Age

    In this post excerpted from a recent episode of our Technologist Talk Radio podcast, Randi Parker, senior director, partner engagement, for Creating IT Futures explains why kids should pick up cybersafe habits as soon as they pick up gadgets – and how partners and programs such as the Technology Student Association (TSA) and TechGirlz pick up this cause as young people progress through schooling.
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  • October 21, 2019

    6 signs your school has a quality tech program (part 2)

    Eric Larson, senior director of Creating IT Futures’ NextUp initiative for teen technologists, shares the second three of six signs that your school has a quality tech program in this second of two posts excerpted from our Technologist Talk Radio podcast
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