LeBow and TechGirlz Team to Teach Middle Schoolers Programming

September 18, 2018

Diana Jones, Associate Director for the Dornsife Office for Experiential Learning at Drexel Lebow, wrote an article about the second TechGirlz TechShop recently held at the University. The recap shares what the middle school girls were able to gain from the Python Programming workshop and the excitement felt by the instructors teaching. The full article was originally published August 28, 2018 in the News section of the Drexel University LeBow College of Business website. From preparing a meal to opening the mail, most daily activities involve step-by-step processes that become habitual or repetitive. When paired with technology, those tasks can…

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TechGirlz and ChickTech Partner to Empower Women of All Ages

September 14, 2018

STEM-ed organizations join forces to engage at every age and across the country September 15, 2018 (Denver) - TechGirlz, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering girls to be future technology leaders, has announced a new partnership with ChickTech, a nonprofit advancing the role of women in tech through events, mentorship, networking and training. Kicking off in October, the partnership will offer defined program pathways to engage and retain girls and young women in technology. The cycle begins with TechGirlz offering workshops, events, and summer camps for middle school girls and ChickTech expanding their middle school offerings using TechGirlz curriculum. As…

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Tech on Tap Conversations: TechGirlz’s Alicia Park

September 12, 2018

While Alicia Park, TechGirlz National Outreach Manager, visited Raleigh in August she had the opportunity to be interviewed on WRAL’s Tech on Tap podcast. During this episode she dove into the challenges middle school girls face when thinking about their futures and how TechGirlz is working to help. Also, learn about all that the organization offers and how anyone can help us to reach more middle school girls in tech. The article and podcast were originally published August 29, 2018 on the Podcast section of WRAL TechWire. Recently, WRAL hosted a non-profit organization focused on getting middle school-aged women interested…

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Wanted: More Female Cyber Warriors

August 23, 2018

TechGirlz founder/CEO, Tracey Welson-Rossman, is a contributor for Forbes. In this article, Tracey shares insight from a conversation with Allison Ritter, Threat Gamification Engineer and Creative Director of the X-Force Command Center at IBM Security. Learn about how Allison combines technology and theater to train companies to fight cyber security threats. The full article was originally published July 23, 2018 on Forbes.com, in the Women @ Forbes section. Companies realize they need to invest more in cybersecurity and train for possible attack scenarios. As a result, a report from Frost & Sullivan predicts nearly 2 million job openings in this…

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Capitol Women’s Network Gears Service Project Towards Teaching Middle School Girls about Tech

August 21, 2018

Andrea Osborne is the Corporate Director of Content for Capitol Broadcasting Company. She covers CBC’s internal content and has shared coverage of the TechGirlz and Capitol Women’s Network event. See inside pictures from the event and read all about the fun had by both the girls that attended and professionals that led the day! The full article was originally published August 13, 2018 on Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. Fifty middle school girls in the Triangle recently got to learn about professional careers in technology and news thanks to a service project of the Capitol Women’s Network (CWN). CBC created the…

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