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Feb 21, 2020

How do you make failure feel fun? How about treating failure like the cure for boredom? Producer Celine Dirkes learns this technique from Chelsea Woods-Turner, a librarian at the New Brunswick (NJ) Free Public Library. Our third conversation with Chelsea convincing us community librarians may be walking definitions of


Feb 14, 2020

What is a “Tech Petting Zoo?” And how does one help technologists close what’s often called the “Digital Divide?” Producer Celine Dirkes hears the answer from Chelsea Woods-Turner, a librarian at the New Brunswick (NJ) Free Public Library. Our second conversation with Chelsea suggesting community librarians...


Feb 8, 2020

Where would you go to find a bunch of aspiring technologists working in one place? How about your community library? Producer Celine Dirkes visits with Chelsea Woods-Turner, a librarian at the New Brunswick (NJ) Free Public Library and discovers that community librarians may be walking definitions of Creating IT Futures...


Dec 31, 2019

How do you inspire teenagers to explore careers working with technology? One way is starting a tech-focused high school. Joan Matz, a technologist with a passion for education, talks about helping start Chi Tech, Chicago’s Tech Academy High School, a role that led to Creating IT Futuresand a position supporting


Dec 26, 2019

What does the championship journey of the U.S. women’s national soccer team teach us about the challenges facing today’s female technologists? How to see beyond the “unnecessary” divides they inevitably will confront on the road to successful tech careers, says Tracey Welson-Rossman, Chief Marketing Officer at...