Aspirations Awards News

Nov
15

Strength in Numbers — Leads to Positive Disruption

Lisa Schlosser, CTO and VP of FindLaw (Part of Thomson Reuters), shares her educational and career pathway and why it is important to build a pipeline to a future in technology for girls as early on as possible.

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MNAiC Launches #MNGirlsDisruptTECH Campaign

The #MNGirlsDisruptTECH campaign was developed to challenge young women in grades 9 to 12 across the state to embrace their interests and aspirations in computing, step out into the limelight and join the movement to disrupt gender equity in Tech by applying for the Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Award — winners from the state and national level are awarded life changing opportunities that include scholarships, internships, job shadow experiences, mentor relationship, resources and much more.

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Oct
30

Where Are They Now: Maria Sanchez Lopez

In the first publication of the “Where Are They Now” series, we meet with Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) Alumnae, Maria Sanchez Lopez, a 2014 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards state winner. The powerful story of her accomplishments does not end at the recognition ceremony in the spring of 2014, it’s just beginning!

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Sep
05

Press Release: Announcing The Sixth Annual Aspirations in Computing Award

Young women from across the state with emerging aspirations and accomplishment in technology can now apply to be recognized at the 2018 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing award ceremony. Honorees will be awarded tech devices, internships, scholarships and more.

By Russell Fraenkel | Aspirations Awards News . Featured News . General
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Congratulations, 2017 Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards Honorees

Read the impressive biographies of the 32 accomplished high school women being honored April 18 at the 2017 Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards.

By Russell Fraenkel | Aspirations Awards News . Featured News . General
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Feb
15

32 Minnesota High School Students Honored in Fifth Annual Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards

Two Minnesota students named national winners and six named national honorable mentions as program sees continued growth.

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Nov
15

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.

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Oct
29

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).

By Russell Fraenkel | Aspirations Awards News . Featured News
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