With a goal of introducing high school girls, primarily from across the East Valley, to the many career possibilities in the field of Information Technology (IT), the fourth annual Girls Get IT event takes place from 8:30 am to 1 pm, Nov. 4, 2022, at Scottsdale Community College. Geoscientist, explorer, space artist, and astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor is the keynote speaker.
Diversity in STEM
Organizations are increasingly seeking to diversify their workforce to tap into the many benefits of cultural diversity. A more diverse workforce can bring numerous advantages, including improved social awareness, creativity, and productivity.
Workplaces are increasingly innovating processes to figure out how to promote diversity in the workplace. From winning national awards for their inclusion of women and minorities to providing tailored resource groups, some companies hold diversity particularly near-and-dear to their mission and values.
The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) is proud to announce that it has been recognized as the 2022 winner of the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) award for Innovation in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). TECNA, which represents approximately 60 technology associations across the United States and Canada, hosts the awards ceremony each year to honor technology council staff and teams who play a pivotal role in developing and implementing impactful work on behalf of tech associations.
The Technology Councils of North America (TECNA), which represents approximately 60 technology associations across the U.S. and Canada, announced the winners of its fourth-annual Innovation Awards. The awards program recognizes and honors tech council staff and teams who are developing and implementing impactful and innovative work on behalf of a tech association.
InBusiness PHX SciTech Institute, an organization focused on enhancing and promoting the value and importance of STEM education, is pleased to announce it has partnered with global technology distributor and solutions provider, Avnet, Inc., to expand the footprint of SciTech’s Chief Science Officers (CSO) program to new locations in the U.S. and international. Avnet is investing in […]
Employment has been a hot topic in news cycles lately. With a jobless rate in Arizona that plunged to 3.3% in March, employers are trying all sorts of ways to draw the best candidates for openings that have arisen. And applicants seem to have their pick of jobs they feel are the best match for their skill sets. It turns out the situation presents an opportunity to level the playing field when it comes to both sides of the hiring equation.
Business leaders and entrepreneurs alike will be honored at the 63rd annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards set for May 7, sponsored by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Six awards will be presented, including the Advocate of the Year that has only been awarded twice in the event’s history.
Scottsdale-based Axon Enterprise Inc., the company that makes Tasers and other safety technology for law enforcement agencies, has acquired a virtual reality studio that specializes in immersive training modules for large organizations. Axon (Nasdaq: AXON) said its acquisition of Atlanta-based Foundry 45 will help it achieve its goal to use new immersive technologies such as virtual reality, or VR, and augmented reality to prepare law enforcement officers for real-life situations in the field — and to make such training more accessible and affordable.
Norma Rice joined the Base Supply Center (BSC) team in July 2021 as a Customer Service Specialist at Davis Monthan AFB. On a daily basis, Norma is responsible for performing inventory cycle counts, stocking shelves, engaging with customers, and assisting the Airmen at the register.