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New WTC Student Innovators program launched; Qualtrics partners with Walkers

The Women Tech Council recently launched the Student Innovators program, also known as WTCSI, to increase the number of women in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM fields and careers. The goal of the Student Innovators program is to help more women complete STEM degrees by integrating students within the industry, provide visibility and…

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Women Tech Council Launches Student Innovators Program to Retain and Graduate Women Students in STEM

SALT LAKE CITY, October 3rd, 2017 – Women Tech Council today launched the Student Innovators program (WTCSI) to increase the number of women in STEM fields and careers by helping more women complete STEM degrees. To do this, WTCSI will integrate students with industry, provide visibility and leadership opportunities, facilitate mentoring experiences and increase access to workforce pathways.…

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Utah tech companies pledge to increase number of women in leadership positions

SALT LAKE CITY — Big players in the Utah tech scene have committed to increasing the number of women in leadership positions by including at least one qualified female candidate in the interview process for every open position, vice president or above, according to a Silicon Slopes news release. Utah tech companies Qualtrics, Domo, Pluralsight…

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Talent Shortage Rooted in Education, Say Tech Industry Experts

Salt Lake City—Here’s a statistic to chew on: looking at the current pipeline of students, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that by 2020, an estimated one million computer programming jobs in the U.S. will not be filled. The tech talent shortage isn’t a Utah problem, it’s a national problem—and its roots are dug…

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WTC and Silicon Slopes partner for inclusive culture

Silicon Slopes and WTC partner for tech cultures The WTC, or the Women Tech Council, and Silicon Slopes announced they are working together to create an industry model to attract and retain more women in technology. This model, designed to change tech cultures, will expand successful diversity and inclusion programs created by WTC while also…

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Women Tech Council and Silicon Slopes Come Together to Create Model for Inclusive Technology Cultures

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 5, 2017 — Women Tech Council (WTC) and Silicon Slopes today announced they are working together to create an industry model to attract and retain more women in technology. This model, designed to change tech cultures, will leverage and expand successful diversity and inclusion programs created by WTC while also engaging male executives…

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From Women To Women: Marketing For Greater Inclusion And Equality

In June, Susan Ho and Leiti Hsu, the co-founders of Journy, spoke out about sexual harassment by a prominent Silicon Valley VC–an action that resulted in his resignation. It also spurred a series of women to come out publicly about sexism, many reporting similar harassment experiences, particularly in the technology segment where women are woefully underrepresented and…

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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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