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Women Tech Council and Peak Ventures Launch Tech Entrepreneur Apprenticeship Program for High School Students

Program pairs students with Silicon Slopes entrepreneurs to learn skills and prepare for technology workforce SALT LAKE CITY, June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Women Tech Council (WTC) in partnership with Peak Ventures today launched the Tech Entrepreneurship Apprenticeship program. This four-week program for high school juniors and seniors teaches technology and entrepreneurship skills from industry entrepreneurs and…

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Peak Capital ranks well, Utah business ranks well, Talent Innovation Summit, Utah County CRE Symposium, Springville makes business list

Peak Capital ranked among largest U.S. apartment owners Peak Capital Partners, a Provo-based apartment investment and management company, announced it was named by the National Multifamily Housing Council to the 2018 NMHC 50, the annual ranking of the nation’s largest apartment owners. “We’re proud of Peak’s growth, and of our impact in the communities where…

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Talent Ready grant program calling for new applicants

SALT LAKE CITY — For young people in rural communities in Utah, finding a meaningful career path can be exceptionally challenging. Students in high school often find work at local fast-food establishments and have little understanding of what options could be available beyond that field. But a program funded by a grant through the state…

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Utah’s SheTech Conference aims to inspire generation of girls

On March 1, more than 2,000 girls gathered in the Mountain American Exposition Center in Sandy for the SheTech Conference. These girls, ranging from ninth- to 12th-graders, were there for one purpose: to learn about and encourage their activity in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Founded by the Women Tech Council, the SheTech Conference…

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SheTech Explorer Day encourages girls to pursue STEM careers

  (KUTV) — High school girls are flooding into the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy for SheTech Explorer Day. The event is now in its fifth year and has grown so much that organizers have had to find a new venue to keep up with the demand. The goal of SheTech is to motivate…

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2,000 Utah High School Girls Prepare to Fill Tech Job Shortages

SANDY, Utah, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With more than 4,000 open technology jobs in Utah and women representing only 23 percent of the state’s technology workforce, the Women Tech Council today launched SheTech Explorer Day. Drawing a record of 2,000 high school girls from across Utah, this day-long event activates, engages and inspires these girls to pursue careers in…

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Utah State University partners with Women Tech Council

Utah State University recently partnered with the Women Tech Council to create the Student Innovators group, which aims to help more women receive degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Women Tech Council, a national organization “focused on the economic impact of women in driving high growth for the technology sector,” aims to increase the number of women…

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It’s time for fun with STEM at SheTech Explorer Days

The SheTech Explorer Days are back, and there is literally something for every young woman at this event. SheTech is put on by the Women Tech Council as a hands-on tech conference for high school girls. The day includes a plethora of interactive hands-on workshops centered on science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. Girls…

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SheTech Explorer Day gets girls excited about careers in STEM

2/15/2018 – SALT LAKE CITY, Utah(News4Utah) This morning, some key organizations are looking to help Utah high school girls get excited about their careers. They’re preparing for SheTech Explorer Day. Roberta Reichgelt from the Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development, and Sara Jones, Co-founder of the Women Tech Council, joined Brian Carlson to explain. The…

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InMoment Starts 2018 on Heels of Unprecedented Growth

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After a record-breaking first half of 2017, InMoment today announced an even stronger performance through end of the year. The leading customer experience (CX) intelligence platform smashed several previous revenue and profitability records, achieved exponential growth in new industries such as automotive and financial services, and launched innovation initiatives boosting its ability to scale at an even faster…

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