Eleven Fifty Academy wins Talent Impact Mira Award
Eleven Fifty Academy won the Talent Impact Award during TechPoint’s 23rd annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Indianapolis-based Eleven Fifty Academy was created to change the economic trajectory of low-income, less educated or underemployed adults and their families by increasing post-secondary educational attainment and employability. With community and employer partners, […]
Indiana Tech needs YOU! 5 Tips for women to start or grow tech careers
Deloitte Global predicts that large global technology firms, on average, will reach nearly 33 percent overall female representation in their workforces in 2022, up slightly more than 2 percentage points from 2019. That increase, though small, represents notable progress. Moving the needle is difficult, and even aggressive campaigns to recruit, hire, retain, and promote women have […]
S.O.S. Challenge celebrates 22 student winners sharing $25K prize purse
Twenty-two students shared in prize money from the 2021 TechPoint Summer Opportunities for Skills (S.O.S. Challenge) but competition organizers say every participant came out a winner. “It’s wonderful seeing how this crazy idea born out of a crisis just a year ago has turned into a powerful platform for pre-internship students to develop valuable skills, […]
The Cost of a Career Change
Have you ever thought about changing your career but the cost was a deterrent? Enhancing your professional prowess does not have to require a hefty price tag. The hardest part of changing a career should be determining what you are passionate about. Some people discover what they want to do when they grow up as […]
3 Questions: Tools for Building an Inclusive Tech Workforce with Dewand Neely
This is another installment in our “3 Questions” series contributed by subject matter experts throughout the tech community in Indiana. This series takes complex tech topics and explains them in easy-to-understand ways without the dense jargon so every reader can learn a little bit more about our industry. The good news is that companies are […]
Meet the Community Impact Award Nominees for the 2020 Mira Awards
The Community Impact Award celebrates mission-driven people or organizations that have helped to push our tech community forward—the impact makers of the year. Whether it’s through a corporation, an agency, a social enterprise, or through grit and determination as an individual, these inspiring champions have made a difference for all of us.
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 […]