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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 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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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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Instructure Named to Women Tech Council 2018 Shatter List for Actively Working to Break Technology’s Glass Ceiling

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Instructure, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company that makes software that makes people smarter, today announced it has been named to the Women Tech Council 2018 Shatter List for actively employing measures to help break the technology industry’s glass ceiling. Instructure was among 44 companies recognized based on the development…

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InMoment Recognized in 2018 Shatter List for Actively Working to Break Technology’s Glass Ceiling

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Customer experience (CX) intelligence pioneer, InMoment, today announced it has been recognized in the Women Tech Council’s 2018 Shatter List for actively employing measures to help break the technology industry’s glass ceiling. InMoment was among 44 companies recognized based on the development and successful implementation of measures that create inclusive cultures where…

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Influence Podcast – Women Tech Council

In this Influence Podcast interview, we know you will sense the extraordinary determination and talent of Cydni Tetro and Sara Jones, two successful entrepreneurs who, in their “spare time” co-founded the Women Tech Council nine years ago, a scrappy not-for-profit that now has more than 10,000 members! With a degree in computer science and an…

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3 Utah business leaders share the secrets to their success

Becoming a successful leader in business requires strength of mind, an indomitable spirit and the ability to guide others to high achievement. Here are the stories of three women who took different career paths to business success, marshaling their talents, education and work ethic into business success. Their message? Following your dreams requires preparation.  Sara…

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Utah Women in Tech: Let’s Start With the Problem

This is the first in a series of articles Beehive Startups will be publishing on what it’s like to be a woman working in Utah’s technology sector. In 2014, Forbes ranked Utah the best state for business, citing Utah’s roots in the tech industry. Meanwhile, a Wallstreet 24/7 study ranked Utah as the worst place…

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Utah Women in Tech: What’s Already Happening

So there’s a problem. Not enough women in the tech industry, and definitely not enough women in tech in Utah. And we know things need to change. We need to acknowledge that we have a problem. We need to let women know that they are needed and necessary in the industry. We need to recognize…

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It’s Time to Change One of Utah’s Tech Traditions

It’s no secret that the tech and startup scene here in Utah, and throughout the country, is predominantly controlled by males. While there are many organizations — such as Lean In, which was founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg — that have committed to assist women by offering support and inspiration to help them achieve their goals, as a…

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