Cybersecurity Pros Encourage Girls to Go For It.

Do you enjoy video games? Does the idea of being an adventurer, explorer, detective, a Threat Hunter, a protector and puzzle-solver appeal to you? Then seriously consider a career in cybersecurity. This is the enthusiastic message a team of cybersecurity pros gave to girls attending our 2023 ITWomen Robotics Summer Camp in July. Presenters from…

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Girls Demo Robots at Camp Finale

ITWomen 2023 Girls' Summer Robotics Camp showcases robots celebrating last day of camp July 14 at South Dade Senior High in Homestead, FL

It was Robot Showcase time on the final day of ITWomen’s 2023 Girls’ Summer Robotics Camp, Friday July 14 at South Dade Senior High School in Homestead, FL. Campers celebrated with pizza, prizes and commemorative T-shirts. Shawn Waring, Applied Engineering and Robotics Technical Education teacher, supervised the camp. During the week ITWomen invited inspiring speakers…

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ITWomen 2023 Scholarship Awards

ITWomen scholarship recipients receive a send-off gift of essentials for their college journey.

It was such an honor to present $24,000 in ITWomen technology and engineering scholarships to amazing young women at our 2023 awards ceremony. ITWomen Charitable Foundation has provided $875,000 in STEM college scholarships to 138 female graduates of high schools across South Florida in the past 20 years. Congratulations to our newest ITWomen Scholars: Karina…

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Akamai Hosts Fireside Chat with ITWomen Mentor Chair Margaret Brisbane, CIO, Miami-Dade County

Margaret Brisbane, ITWomen Board member, Virtual Mentor Chair, recently shared her career journey to becoming Miami-Dade County’s first female CIO/Department Director in a Fireside Chat with leadership groups at Akamai Technologies. Akamai’s GS America’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement (ID&E) team hosted the virtual event, which drew Akamai’s Women’s Forum Americas ERG, as well as extended…

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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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Akamai Sponsoring ITWomen 2021 Summer Tech Camp for Girls

We are thrilled to announce that Akamai will be the 2021 Executive Sponsor for ITWomen’s Summer Coding and Programming Camp for Girls. Akamai will also participate as Host for the camp’s Security Day. “Akamites” will be sharing insights into CyberSecurity and Security Careers while helping the girls secure their websites, and help celebrate the girls’…

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