Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • September 13, 2019

    TechShopz In A Box™: Free, fun and engaging hands-on tech workshops for teenage girls from TechGirlz

    From middle school through high school years, teen girls express interest in tech-based careers — but also misconceptions and reservations. TechGirlz offers a free and expansive catalog of ‘TechShopz in a Box’ workshops that adult mentors can tap to host fun, engaging and hands-on tech events that introduce teen girls to rewarding career opportunities working with technology. TechGirlz is a nonprofit program operated by Creating IT Futures.
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  • August 7, 2019

    Local High School Students Teaching Technology Class to Middle Schoolers (Colorado)

    Amy Bounds, a K-12 education writer for the Boulder Daily Camera and Longmont Times-Call, covered a story about the TechGirlz Summer Camp held in Colorado. This camp was led by a TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board member, Paige Burns. The article talks with Paige and the other high school volunteers that helped make this camp possible- peer to peer mentorship at its finest!
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  • June 18, 2019

    Validating coding classes with young digital learners in rural Uganda

    Atlas Corps Fellow Joshua Eyaru visited a coding class for young students in New York City and compares the experience to his teaching digital skills to children in his home country of Uganda.
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  • April 23, 2019

    Shattering the Myths Blocking Inner City Youth from High-Tech Careers

    Inaugural Tech4All Fair in the Bronx showcases how to succeed in tech, without following the traditional college degree path.
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  • April 11, 2019

    Developing Resilience, the TSA Way

    The Technology Student Association (TSA) Colorado is one of the largest TSA groups in the country. At the event in February, there were over 1,700 middle and high school students competing in more than 70 different events from robotics to debate to fashion design, just to name a few. From the first events to the closing awards ceremony, David Hyman's days were packed.
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  • April 1, 2019

    TechSavvy Connects Girls to Technology

    STEM programs and college classes on display during a big day of technology fun
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