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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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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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