Women In Tech Panel Discussion & Networking Event
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Women In Tech Panel Discussion & Networking Event

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Join us as we kick off our Fall Fireside Chat series by profiling some trailblazing women currently in tech, we'll hear the stories of three highly successful women in different stages within the tech industry. Afterwards, we'll open up the floor for questions and networking with panelists and attendees.

If you have a tech. or non-tech background and are interested in learning more about working in the tech industry, how to transition, or about the companies or career fields our panelists represent and networking with other professionals, this event is for you!

This event is open to women and men of all professional backgrounds.

We are partnering with Ivy Works to bring you this exciting event, IvyWorks is a program at Ivy Tech Community College designed to give adult learners the support they need to earn industry-backed credentials and build a career in Indiana’s fastest-growing fields. The program is designed to meet the needs of adult learners balancing school, work and family obligations. 

IvyWorks provides strategic professional development, business networking and wraparound support, so participants can earn their degree and excel in their career.

 

Panelists:

Kendrea Williams, Founder | Pitchfeast

Jasmine Blackmon, Software Engineer | Eli Lilly

Brianna Ingram, Computer Science | Student, Ivy Tech

 

Agenda

6:00PM  ARRIVALS + REFRESHMENTS

6:15PM  OPENING REMARKS

6:20PM  INTRODUCTION OF PANELISTS 

6:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION

7:15PM  PANEL + AUDIENCE Q & A

7:45PM  WRAP UP + NETWORKING

8:00PM EVENT CONCLUSION

*We are looking to collect food items for families in need this holiday season. Please join in our efforts to meet our goal. Please bring your extra canned goods and non-perishable food items to the event!

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IUPUI and Girls Inc Presents: Girls Inc Day
Nov
11
9:30 AM09:30

IUPUI and Girls Inc Presents: Girls Inc Day

  • School of Informatics and Computing (map)
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Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is very excited for the Fall 2017 Girls Inc. Day Celebration on November 11! Girls Inc. Day is a chance for girls to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). They engage creatively with hands-on activities, learn about innovative STEM-based careers, and explore by going on an exciting field trip to an Indiana college or university.

This year, girls are headed to IUPUI’s School of Informatics and Computing, where they will take part in activities such as visual block programming and programming a robot! Transportation, lunch, snacks, and Girls Inc. t-shirts will be provided for the girls. To be eligible for Girls Inc. Day, girls must be 9-16 years old, and be ready to have fun. Registration is only $5 per girl.

Technology plays a critical role in the entire life of a given economy. Girls Inc. Day allows girls in the Greater Indianapolis area to learn how advances in technology play a role in our everyday lives and in the opportunities for our future.

Girls Inc. Day is for girls ages 9-16. Your girl will be able to explore a full day of hands-on activities that will challenge her problem-solving skills and encourage teamwork. She will also be able to learn more about innovative careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Girls who attend Girls Inc. Day will:

  • Spend their day learning about careers in STEM;
  • Program a robot that blends the physical and digital worlds;
  • Design visual block programming;
  • Create solutions for real-world problems.

 

 Register Here 

 

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"IT Girl" Summer Workshop Series: Intro To I.T.
Aug
26
11:00 AM11:00

"IT Girl" Summer Workshop Series: Intro To I.T.

Part 3 of 3 of our "IT Girl" Summer Workshop Series is around the corner. Summer is almost over so we're ending this series with a BANG. If you missed any of our other series this summer it's not too late to join us. We will be hosting a technical workshop for future I.T. Girls ages 8-22, a two-hour session hosted by various I.T. professionals that will give a hands on look at different aspects of technology. FREE ADMISSION. Lunch provided. See you there. Register below and help us spread the word. 

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Harrison College Presents: Women In Tech
Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Harrison College Presents: Women In Tech

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Harrison College - Downtown Indianapolis Campus invites you to Women in Tech, an event dedicated to women in the IT world and how you can become a part of it. Join us Tuesday, August 22nd at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Campus located at 550 E. Washington. Admission and refreshments are free with RSVP.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in Computer and Information Technology are expected to grow by over 488,000 by 2024. Yet as recently as 2015, women only made up 25% of computing occupations. This event focuses on helping women harness the power and knowledge needed to break into this fast growing industry. Local leaders in the IT field will talk in depth about preparation, career opportunities and requirements. Harrison College will add valuable information on their IT programs and the opportunities they can create. Harrison College’s extensive entry-level School of Information Technology includes both a diploma and an associate program in the areas of IT and Technology Support.

Featured Speakers will include:

  • Kelli N. Jones: Founder | Be Nimble Co. & DisruptIndy
    DisruptIndy is a conference for thought leaders, innovators, educators, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and techies to unpack the diversity problem and create solutions to increase the number of women, minorities and members of the LGBTQ community in tech

  • Morgan Walker: Information Technology Recruiter | KnowledgeServices
    Knowledge Services is a certified woman-owned (WBE) professional services organization with employees located in offices throughout North America. Knowledge Services was established in 1994 and headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.

  • Napiya Nubuya Founder | The Next IT Girl
    The Next IT Girl is an Indianapolis-based, women's empowerment and mentor organization focused on the advancement and education of young, women of color ages 8-22 in all aspects of the information technology field. The Next IT Girl provides the "village" needed to successfully pursue technical degrees and future IT careers.

Admission and refreshments are free with RSVP. Representatives from the Harrison College School of Information Technology will be on hand to discuss specific aspects of the programs and certifications available! Follow the link below to register!

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#DisruptIndy Midwest Tech Diversity Conference: Redefining the Path to Inclusion in Technology
Aug
2
to Aug 4

#DisruptIndy Midwest Tech Diversity Conference: Redefining the Path to Inclusion in Technology

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Midwest Tech Diversity Summit: Redefining the Path to Inclusion in Technology is a conference for thought leaders, innovators, educators, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and techies from start-up to large tech companies to explore the tech diversity pipeline in the Midwest.

During the 2-day conference we will cover various topics covering the diversity pipeline, including:

  • Computer Science and Coding For K-12

  • Increasing the pool of qualified diverse candidates for the workforce

  • Encouraging entrepreneurship by scaling and incubating new start--ups for women, people of color and LGBTQ community

Locally and nationally known tech companies will also be on-site to recruit and display new products on site. We wil also host a start-up showcase, AMAs, Ignite talks, happy hours and mixers leading up to, during, and after the event.

The Next IT Girl's Founder, Napiya Nubuya will also be a featured panelist during this thought provoking conference. Link to Register below.

 

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Women in Information Technology Summer Camp
Jul
28
1:00 PM13:00

Women in Information Technology Summer Camp

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We are excited to announce that we are collaborating with IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) this July for their Women in Information Technology summer camp. The Next IT Girl will be hosting a workshop on Friday, July 28 from 1-3 p.m. Eligible participants are rising high school freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Link below to register. See you there.

 

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"IT Girl" Summer Workshop Series: Intro To I.T. Part 2
Jul
22
11:00 AM11:00

"IT Girl" Summer Workshop Series: Intro To I.T. Part 2

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Part 2 of 3 of our "IT Girl" Summer Workshop Series is around the corner. If you missed Part 1 it's not too late to join. We will be hosting a technical workshop for future I.T. Girls ages 8-22, a two-hour session hosted by various I.T. professionals that will give you a hands on look at different aspects of technology. Register below and help us spread the word. FREE ADMISSION. Lunch provided. See you there.

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Girls Who Brunch Tour
Jul
8
11:30 AM11:30

Girls Who Brunch Tour

We're excited to be a featured vendor at the Girls Who Brunch Tour Indianapolis! See You There!

 

The Girls Who Brunch Tour organization provides a platform to cultivate, inspire, and empower at risk girls between the ages of 9 - 17 to go after and obtain all positive goals that their mind seems fit. There will be panels, food, workshops, guest speakers, live entertainment, and awards given out. The registration cost is $10 per person. This year we are sponsoring the girls of Avondale Meadows YMCA and seating is limited so it is so important to RSVP for this event! Link Below!

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"IT Girl" Summer Workshop Series: Intro to I.T.
Jun
24
11:00 AM11:00

"IT Girl" Summer Workshop Series: Intro to I.T.

We're kicking off our Summer Workshop series in just a few weeks. We'll be hosting a 3-part series throughout the summer. We will be hosting a technical workshop for future I.T. Girls ages 8-22, a two-hour session hosted by various I.T. professionals that will give a hands on look at different aspects of technology. FREE ADMISSION. Lunch provided. See you there. Register below and help us spread the word.

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