NextechUPDATE COMPANY INFO
Non-profit focused on delivering education to the K-12 space
Nextech is creating initiatives and building partnerships that connect educators, innovative nonprofits, and entrepreneurs to deliver best-in-class programs that inspire and enable young people from all backgrounds to pursue careers in technology.
More than half of the 9.2 million science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) jobs in the U.S. between 2010 and 2020 will be in computing. Yet, fewer students pursue technology careers every year. Nextech exists to close the gap. We expose young people to new career possibilities, teach them how to interact with and develop technology, and inspire them to explore careers in tech.
Metro tech leaders on Thursday will launch a program to embed teachers for a day at local tech companies. It’s intended to give teachers a better idea what skills are relevant and what career opportunities exist for their students in the tech sphere. For tech companies, it’s an opportunity to cultivate talent to fill an
The Leading Light Awards were held on October 6, 2016 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom and celebrated the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math. Since 1999, Women & Hi Tech has existed as an organization of men and women whose goal is to attract, develop, retain, support, and promote women who are
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