Tech Career Development
( 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.Read More
KANSAS CITY—Kimberly Bryant founded Black Girls Code in 2011 to introduce programming to girls of color, hoping to create a more diverse next generation in tech.Read More
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…Read More
Your ticket to an exclusive club just arrived. Seven of the 10 startups in the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars, located in Kansas City, are looking to hire …Read More
It’s no secret the first months after graduation typically are a grind for college students eager to land a career that puts their degree to good use …Read More