Eleven Fifty Academy secures $330,000 in funding to enhance workforce development, empower women in tech

When Eleven Fifty Academy first opened its doors in 2014, its mission was to bridge the growing technology skills gap in Indiana by providing immersive training for coders of all skill levels and to do so as a nonprofit organization.

Learn to code, stay motivated, and land a job.

“I’ve watched some Udemy online course videos, but I couldn’t get the instructor’s code to work so I gave up.” If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard that, I’d have more than a pocketful of nickels. Learning to code is a marathon, not a sprint, and you should know what you’re getting […]

Indy Women in Tech partners with TechPoint to improve tech diversity

Women in tech is no doubt a subject of interest locally and nationally. You’ve likely seen the ranking from SmartAsset calling Indy the fourth best city for women in tech due to compensation and opportunity in our current workforce. I’ve interviewed many female tech movers and shakers in Indiana, and they are all working hard […]

Leading Light Awards celebrate achievements of women in technology

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 […]

3 ways to skill-up your own tech talents

Accelerate and preserve your tech skills Indiana’s technology industry is growing and transforming into something bigger and better. With technology and tech-enabled businesses in sectors such as healthcare, IT security, manufacturing and marketing constantly looking to hire highly skilled workers to accelerate their growth, even workers already in the industry are looking to “skill-up” their tech […]