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Women Tech Council honors women, diversity and inclusion at 2019 awards

  The Women Tech Council held its 12th annual Women Tech Awards on Wednesday at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, recognizing and honoring women in technology for their impact on the tech industry and economy. Among the 22 finalists were several women who work for Utah County companies, such as Adobe, Domo,…

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Verizon Business Group CEO, Tami Erwin, as 2019 Women Tech Awards Keynote

Tami Erwin, EVP & Group CEO Verizon Business Group, was our keynote for the 2019 Women Tech Awards. She leads a $30B+ business and is a passionate advocate for advancing women at all levels in technology. Tami’s experience and work echoes our mission of promoting women in tech, and further validates the importance of recognizing the women…

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Cydni Tetro GOED Interview

Our President and Co-Founder Cydni Tetro shared thoughts with GOED about what makes Utah such a great place to do business and be an entrepreneur. Read more here.

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Utah Girls in Tech Day Take the Challenge

Utah is committed to accelerating the number of girls in the STEM talent pipeline through a unified effort across industry, community, education and government. This year the Women Tech Council, legislature and Governor worked together to declare March 20 Utah Girls in Tech day. We are excited by the united support for girls in tech.…

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Women Tech Council 3×3 Connections Event

The Women Tech Council will be holding its first 3×3 Connections event — a new series focused specifically on expanding networks for women and men. This will be a chance to hear from industry experts while engaging in active networking to build mentoring and career opportunities. At each 3×3 Connections event, there will be three…

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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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