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STEM Experiments to use up that Halloween candy!

Do you end up with tons of candy from holidays gone by? We certainly build a small arsenal of sugary treats and there’s a great use for them too. Science! Check out these fun ways to use up those sweets! Balloon Experiments – http://www.learnplayimagine.com/2013/10/balloon-experiments-with-candy.html Skittles Science Activity for Candy Science Experiments with Kids –https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/floating-m-mm-candy-science-experiment/ Floating M…

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Women Tech Council Honors Top Technology Talent

Women Tech Council (WTC) today named and honored the recipients the Women Tech Awards. Now in their 11th year, the awards recognize women throughout the technology sector who are trailblazing new paths, founding and leading tech companies, and building innovative technologies, tools and experiences. This year’s program honored 20 women, including 17 finalists, seven award…

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Two Organizations Working To Get More Girls Into Tech

In Utah, women only make up around 23 percent of the technological workforce throughout the entire state. However, tech organizations throughout the state, like the Women Tech Council and DevMountain are working hard to get more women involved in the ever-expanding world of technology. Organizations like these take pride in providing the tech-minded women of Utah with access to…

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2018 Women Tech Awards Finalists Announced

Awards recognize women leading innovation and growth of the technology sector SALT LAKE CITY (July 2, 2018)—The Women Tech Council (WTC) today announced the finalists for the 2018 Women Tech Awards. Now in their eleventh year, the awards recognize technology-focused women throughout the industry who are driving innovation, creating new technologies, impacting technology companies and…

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High school students spend summer studying startups

While their peers have been soaking up the sun or working summer jobs, a cohort of high school students spent the month of June learning how to be technology entrepreneurs. High school students came from as far north as Layton and as far south as St. George to join Utah County teens twice weekly in…

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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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Women Tech Council Launches SheTech Summer Internship Program To Immerse High School Girls into Silicon Slopes

Program inspires girls to pursue STEM through mentoring and hands-on experience SALT LAKE CITY, June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With thousands of open technology jobs nationwide and a huge demand for more women to fill them, Women Tech Council (WTC) today launched the 2018 SheTech Summer Internship program. Building off other STEM activation events and opportunities in SheTech,…

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Nominations Open for 2018 Women Tech Awards

Awards recognize key women impacting and leading technology sector SALT LAKE CITY, May 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Women Tech Council (WTC) today announced the opening of nominations for the 2018 Women Tech Awards. Now in their 11th year, the awards program recognizes women across all technology disciplines who are trailblazing new paths, leading and founding technology companies, 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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