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  • 2017-10-17 8:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    ICYMI:  Women & Hi Tech President, Audrey Taylor and Communications Director, Lori Boyer​ will be part of a panel presented by the Kenzie Academy​ on 10/19/17 at ClearObject​ to talk about The Future of Jobs in Tech.  Tickets are $10 each.  Get registered at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-jobs-in-tech-tickets-38744145783

  • 2017-10-17 7:30 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Get registered for IndyIoT on 10/25/17 to hear from Women & Hi Tech Past President Tiffany White.  https://www.clearobject.com/indyiot/

  • 2017-10-11 3:00 PM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Did you miss our segment on Facebook LIVE on the Edge of Indy on October 11, 2017? Now you can watch online.  Go to:  http://edgeofindy.com/episodes/ep-38-women-hi-tech-and-pass-the-torch-for-women/

  • 2017-09-06 8:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Celebrate Science Indiana
    Women & Hi Tech is in need of volunteers to fill our booth at the Celebrate Science Fair at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 7th from 9:30 am to 5 pm.  If you are interested in helping kids with an activity, please signup with your availability by October 3rd at http://signup.com/login/entry/517006271104884034 . Knowledge on the subject matter is not required, as there will be a quick training session via phone to learn the activity ahead of time.  More Info about the event can be found on http://www.celebratescienceindiana.org.
     
    Young Women's Empowerment Conference
    Women & Hi Tech is seeking women to be part of small committee of volunteers willing to share experiences of overcoming challenges in order to achieve the professional career you have today with girls at the Young Women's Empowerment Conference at Warren Central High School on Saturday, October 21st.  To volunteer for shifts, please signup by September 30th at http://signup.com/login/entry/957006265045652065
     
    Girl Scouts - Slumber at the Speedway

    On October 28th, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana will host "Slumber at the Speedway", at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Over 4,000 girls and adults from across our 45 county jurisdiction are expected to attend. During the day the girls will get to participate in hands-on demonstrations and activities, ride their bike on the track and much, much more! To volunteer from noon - 5 p.m. please signup at http://signup.com/login/entry/1147006274207294046.   Knowledge on the subject matter is not required, as there will be a quick training session via phone to learn the activity ahead of time

  • 2017-08-23 8:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    The Indy Star came out to Ignite Your Superpower to see what we're doing to encourage middle school girls to learn more about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  Read the article at http://www.indystar.com/story/news/education/2017/08/23/stemming-tide-girls-leaving-science-math/572250001/

  • 2017-08-15 8:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Attention, Women & Hi Tech members and friends! With thanks to our outstanding sponsors, Women & Hi Tech is honored to provide two $2,500 scholarships (one undergraduate and one graduate) to be awarded to women living in Indiana with plans to remain here after graduation. Application deadline is midnight, October 31, 2017.  Apply at http://bit.ly/2sfKXVM.

  • 2017-08-13 11:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Did you miss our segment on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick where we were talking about Ignite Your Superpower?  Watch it online at http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/clip/13589667/ignite-your-superpower

  • 2017-08-09 8:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)
    Indy Women in Tech, Conner Prairie, and Women & Hi Tech are excited to announce that the inaugural Ignite Your Superpower (IYS) STEM day will take place on August 17, 2017 at the University of Indianapolis. 

    With an expected attendance of more than 600 female middle school students, IYS will be a day full of fun-filled activities and events featuring more than 60 different companies and exhibitors specializing in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

    VIP’s Sarah Fisher and Pippa Mann will kick off the event by speaking with the students joining us from the following schools: 
    • Indianapolis Public Schools - Harshman Middle School - 7th & 8th grades
    • Warren Township Schools - Stonybrook Intermediate Academy - 6th grade
    • Warren Township Schools - Raymond Park Intermediate Academy - 6th grade
    • Warren Township Schools - Creston Intermediate Academy - 6th grade
    During the Ignite Your Superpower event, students will be chaperoned by a volunteer "Superhero" who will lead them through the STEM exhibits.  Students will have the opportunity to explore interactive presentations, watch live demos and work with some of the coolest tools in the industry. 

    “We hope the Ignite Your Superpower STEM Day will inspire these young girls to discover more about the wonders of STEM, and help spark a lasting interest that motivates them to pursue their passions,” said Karen Maginn, Director and Chair of Indy Women in Tech. “We hope IYS will serve as a model for future STEM days that can reach young girls throughout the state of Indiana.”

    “This event serves as an excellent opportunity for girls in Indianapolis to explore all of the opportunities available to them in STEM fields,” Norman Burns, President and CEO of Conner Prairie, said. “We’re proud to partner with Indy Women in Tech and Women & Hi-Tech to support this event and our annual Passport to Hi-Tech at Conner Prairie.”

    “We all have unique gifts; we just need to set them free," said Tiffany J. White, Past President of Women & Hi Tech.  "IYS will help the girls, many of which come from low-income families, find their gifts, expand their horizons, and develop greater self-confidence."

    Sponsors for the inaugural IYS include:  Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, Rolls-Royce, University of Indianapolis, Docker and Eli Lilly.  The full list of sponsors can be found online at https://womenandhitech.wildapricot.org/event-2489132.

    About Indy Women in Tech
    Indy Women in Tech is a public charity whose mission is to inspire women and girls of all ages to pursue STEM related employment in Indiana by exposing them to experiences and career opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics as well as provide the necessary financial support, mentoring, training and education.   For more information about Indy Women in Tech, please visit www.indywit.com.

    About Conner Prairie
    Spanning nearly 1,000 wooded acres in central Indiana, Conner Prairie welcomes nearly 400,000 visitors of all ages annually. As Indiana’s first Smithsonian Institute affiliate, Conner Prairie offers various outdoor, historically themed destinations and indoor experiential learning spaces that combine history and art with science, technology, engineering and math to offer an authentic look into history that shapes society today.  For more information, please visit www.connerprairie.org.

    About Women & Hi Tech
    Women & Hi Tech is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to supporting women in STEM industries. Through networking, professional development, and opportunities to both mentor and learn, our members take steps daily to help each other claim seats at the table in science, technology, engineering, and math industries. For more information, please visit www.womenandhitech.org

    Contact:
    To learn more about Ignite Your Superpower:
    Women & Hi Tech
    133 West Market Street, #220
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-2801

  • 2017-07-22 8:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Congratulations to Women & Hi Tech board member emeritus Deb Hallberg on being chosen as a 2017 Summer Golden Laurel honoree! Deb will be honored by the Indiana Minority Business Magazine on July 27, 2017. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/674093189468568/


  • 2017-07-06 7:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Women & Hi Tech is pleased to announce the Board of Directors for terms that commenced July 1, 2017. 

    Elected officers of the Women & Hi Tech board:

    • PresidentAudrey Taylor, Founder and CEO,  netlogx
    • Vice PresidentDarcy Lee, Director of Accounts & Business Development, Metonymy Media
    • Treasurer: Bobbie LaFollette, CPA, Accountant, Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS)
    • SecretaryElizabeth Dick, Senior Project Engineer, Allison Transmission

    Elected members of the Women & Hi Tech board:


    Board Member Emeritus: 

    • Jo Basey, Retired, Kelley School of Business, Indiana UniversitY
    • Angie Engel, Account Executive, Sogeti USA
    • Gail Farnsley, Senior Executive Partner, Gartner
    • Robin Fleming, Senior Vice President, Technology, Angie's List
    • Deb Hallberg,  Business Development Manager for Industry Groups, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    • Tonya Hanshew,  Founder & CEO, Write 4 the Win, LLC     
    • Rajinder Heir, COO, Information Services Agency, City of Indianapolis | Marion County
    • Patsy Lentz, Retired Business Development Professional
    • Jayne Merryman, Enterprise Account Executive, Dell EMC
    • Jane Richardson, IT Strategy and Corporate Strategic Alignment Leader, Cummins Inc.
    • Tiffany Trusty, President, Trusty Applications and Senior Technology Advisor, Eleven Fifty Academy
    • Susan Vaughn,  CEO, The Project Authority


    "Women & Hi Tech is one of the largest and fastest growing Indiana organizations," said Audrey Taylor, President of Women & Hi Tech.  "The key goals for 2017-18 are to empower women, make Indiana business stronger and close the skilled STEM workers gap. Our all volunteer board has professionals and outstanding women in every STEM field and I look forward to working with the Board and all of our supporters to accelerate progress and achieve our ambitious goals."


    To view the biographies of Women & Hi Tech's board members, visit the website at   https://womenandhitech.wildapricot.org/Board
         

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