Two Minnesota students named national winners and six named national honorable mentions as program sees continued growth.
Students grades 9-12, from more than 40 school districts, explored coding and careers at the latest SPARCS/Microsoft YouthSpark Technology, Hour of Code and Careers event.
Advance IT Minnesota congratulates Shonnah Hughes, recent recipient of the 2016 Ambassadors of Beauty Award
Award recognizes Shonnah as a champion of change, introducing and influencing youth and women of color to experience aspects of the technology profession.
Aspirations Awards in the News: Twin Cities Radio and Podcast highlight the Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards
Broadcast 10/23/16: Devan Sayles, Advance IT Minnesota’s Russell Fraenkel and Asmita Sarma, senior, Wayzata High School, discuss the 2016-17 Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards. (24:40 Podcast).
WDIO TV Duluth airs story about Kirsi Kuutti, a past award winner and former student at Duluth East, now a UMD student who also works with NASA.
Professonals join current and past Aspirations Awards honorees to discuss the opportunities that I.T. and computer technology affords women.