Scholar News – Internships & College Life

I’m excited to share updates from some of our ITWomen scholars on their college experiences and upcoming internships. Your scholarship support really does help change lives, inspiring, educating and empowering more young women to build a future in technology. Learn more about ITWomen Scholarships here. Arianna Walters, University of Central Florida, Computer Science I am…

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ITWomen Saturday STEM Club for Girls Intro to Python Fall Session

ITWomen has wrapped its Fall 2021 Saturday STEM Club introducing girls to coding in Python. Students received their certificates at a ZOOM pizza party. ITWomen president Claire Marrero presented the girls with the many career opportunities across technology, including Mobile First, Data & Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, IOT, Robotics, Cyber Security, UX and CX, and Cloud.…

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Tech Leader Ann Dozier, SGWS CIO, Shares Career Journey with Young Women Pursuing Engineering and IT

Ann Dozier, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, shared her career journey and advice she wishes she would have had when she was starting her career with ITWomen scholarship recipients in a ZOOM “Pizza Social” meeting this fall. The October 20 event was one of the invaluable role model…

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Girls’ Summer STEM Camp ITWomen 2021

ITWomen held closing ceremonies for its virtual Summer STEM Camp for Girls on Friday June 25. Roger Barranco, VP Security Operations, Akamai, talked to the girls about the critical need for cyber security specialists. Akamites Jennifer Arbeleaz and Teresa Colon also congratulated the campers for their commitment to ongoing learning and embracing IT Skills during the summer.

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2021 ITWomen Scholarship Winners for Tech and Engineering STEM Degrees

ITWomen has selected four outstanding young women to each receive $8,000 college scholarships to pursue degrees in technology and engineering in the STEM track. Their fields of study range from Computer Science to Bio Medical Engineering and Chemical Environmental Engineering. Fabiana Gonzalez will be pursuing a degree in Chemical / Environmental Engineering at the University…

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Negotiating for a Post COVID Work World

Negotiating for the new work world shaped by COVID is a hot topic for ITWomen program meetings. In a short survey we sent recently to our supporters, negotiating work issues in a changed work environment topped the list by 62%. Innovative Technologies and Industry Trends came in a close second for most popular topics. Other…

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