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Oracle CEO Safra Catz to Recognize Women Innovators

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 2, 2017  — Women Tech Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Oracle CEO Safra Catz will be the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Women Tech Awards, an event to recognize technology-focused women driving innovation, impacting technology companies, creating new technologies and inspiring the technology community. “With her leadership, vision and passion, Safra Catz represents what…

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Adobe Unveils Plans for U.S. Site Growth

Adobe is growing. Over the past two years, our global employee base has grown by more than 30%. This growth includes our successful transformation to a cloud-based business, our expansion to lead the digital marketing category, and several acquisitions including advertising technology leader TubeMogul. To position Adobe for even greater success and growth in the…

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2017 WTC Internship Program

On June 13, 2017, The Women Tech Council (WTC) launched a technology internship program to provide high school girls the opportunity to interact with technology companies, meet and interact with women in technology and understand the impact they can have by pursuing STEM careers. Participants toured tech companies across Silicon Slopes,including Vivint, Ancestry, Instructure, Dell EMC, Domo, Adobe, HireVue and IM Flash to learn about…

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2017 Women Tech Awards Finalists Announced

SALT LAKE CITY, July 10, 2017 – The Women Tech Council (WTC) today announced the finalists for the tenth annual Women Tech Awards, a prestigious honor recognizing technology-focused women who are driving innovation, impacting technology companies, creating new technologies and inspiring the technology community. “The Women Tech Awards provide the opportunity to recognize and amplify the contributions that women…

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4 Utah Valley companies promoting + supporting women in the workplace

She works hard for the money. (So hard for the money.) To be frank, the stats regarding women in the Utah workplace are less than fun. At the Women Tech Council’s Talent Innovation Summit, Cydni Tetro, co-founder and executive director of WTC, outlined the tough trends. Compared to similarly employed men, women earn 70 cents…

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Industry Sponsored Mobile App Now Available to Connect Teachers with Volunteers

The STEM Partners Foundation today announced the release of the STEM Mentor Exchange (STEM MX), a mobile app designed to connect teachers with industry volunteers and resources, and provide students with the learning experiences that will prepare them for the thousands of new STEM-skilled jobs being created every day. In Utah alone, it is predicted…

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Women Tech Council Launches SheTech Internship Program for High School Girls

Salt Lake City—The Women Tech Council (WTC) today launched a technology internship program to provide high school girls the opportunity to interact with technology companies, meet and interact with women in technology and understand the impact they can have by pursuing STEM careers. Participants will tour tech companies across Silicon Slopes, including Vivint, Ancestry, Instructure,…

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Women Tech Council Unveils Best Companies in Silicon Slopes for Women in Technology

SANDY, Utah, May 18, 2017 — The Women Tech Council (WTC) unveiled the Silicon Slopes companies with the most comprehensive best practices for attracting and retaining female talent at the conclusion of their 2017 Talent Innovation Summit last week. The Summit focused on inclusion and diversity in the workplace and the strategies and best practices needed…

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Dialogues, Advocates Key in Creating Diverse Company Culture

To create real workplace diversity and equality, dialogues and champions are key, said panelists at the Women’s Tech Council Talent Innovation Summit Tuesday. While there are many reasons for companies to strive for diversity in the workplace, one is something that virtually every business is always working towards: the bottom line. “We don’t think about…

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Utah tech companies take talent-first road to diversity

In these markets, where top companies are competing against each other to lure the top talent from a limited resource pool, the employment version of the “law of the wild” produces results that are simply more fair. “When companies recruit on a pure, talent-first basis, it creates the most high-performing team,” Tetro said. “It also…

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Now Accepting Nominations for Tech Awards

Nominations for the 10th Annual Women Tech Awards will be open May 1-31. We need your help nominating and recognizing all of the great talent in the tech industry. Nomination is really easy, we just need you to tell us, at a minimum, name, email, company and title. The Women Tech Awards has honored over…

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