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Interface Web School bucking trend for women in tech with fall enrollment

By SPN Newsroom / November 12, 2014

( Guest post by Shonna Dorsey) OMAHA—On a national level, women enroll in college at a rate of 68 percent versus 63 percent of men, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

However, women only make up 26 percent of the U.S. tech workforce. Plenty of attention has been given to this topic with various groups around country shedding light and inciting change including Black Girls Code, National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) among others. Even Miss USA is leading a charge to inspire girls and young women to learn to code.

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Laura Weidman Powers responds to the “greatest opportunity in tech”

By SPN Team / May 8, 2014

Laura Weidman Powers, founder of CODE2040, took the stage at KANEKO this morning to tell Big Omaha attendees about how her team is filling the gap between a growing minority population and a growing need for talent in the tech industry. How the U.S. economy and demography trends are changing “Software is eating jobs,” Powers…

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