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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...


Dec 19, 2019

The best fit for a tech position is a candidate who’s done the same job before, right? Maybe not, says CEO, award-winning author and social innovator Charles Eaton. In this episode, Charles explains how employers seeking to fill jobs working with technology must learn to trust qualifications beyond specific...


Nov 30, 2019

TechGirlz founder Tracey Welson-Rossman sits in for Charles Eaton to recount the organization's successes since being acquired by Creating IT Futures earlier this year. She also previews the new trails TechShopz will blaze in...


Nov 25, 2019

All successful technologists begin their careers as technicians, right? Well, some do. But many do not. Our in-the-field correspondent Michelle Lange heads to Denver for a conference benefitting TechGirlz organized by the Women In Tech Summit (WITS), where she meets two technologists who forged their own paths to...