Indiana tech striving to affect positive change in education

Jake Simons, a fifth grade teacher in the Wa-Nee Community Schools district, has gained international acclaim for the globally competitive robotics teams he launched from his rural community in Nappanee, Ind. In 2019, just two years after he introduced the sport to students, the Woodview Elementary Eaglebots team won the VEX Robotics World Championship.  That […]

TechPoint Foundation for Youth names iDEW its 2022 Bridge Builder Award winner

Honor to be presented during TechPoint’s Mira Awards gala on April 23 The need to develop a diverse pipeline of Indiana tech talent has been a top priority for Indiana tech leaders for the past few years, but it’s been the sole focus of the Informatics Diversity-Enhanced Workforce (iDEW) program since 2015. Working in eight […]

How you can play a local role in correcting a global STEM worker shortage

Those of us inside the cozy Indiana tech ecosystem bubble fully understand the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills. We probably expect our children to follow our example and secure the STEM skills they’ll need to succeed in the Digital Age. Outside our bubble, though, too few Hoosiers—and Americans—have the skills needed […]

TechPoint Foundation for Youth to kickstart digital equity fundraising campaign and Indianapolis Colts partnership during Mira Awards

The Indianapolis-based non-profit will share the progress of its TEACH Initiative and exciting new partnership during annual gala TechPoint Foundation for Youth (TPF4Y) will announce its latest fundraising campaign in support of digital equity at TechPoint’s 22nd annual Mira Awards gala on April 22nd, honoring the best of tech in Indiana.  The Indianapolis Colts recently […]

TechPoint Foundation for Youth names Rose-Hulman professor and STEM education advocate Carlotta Berry as the 2021 Bridge Builder Award winner

Carlotta Berry, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, will receive the TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder Award during TechPoint’s 22nd annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Dr. Berry is a highly regarded, internationally known engineering and robotics expert who is a vocal and relentless […]

6 organizations Indy’s tech community should get more involved with in 2021

Did your New Year’s resolution include getting involved or giving back? Or maybe you are just searching for a way to connect with others in the community. We have compiled a list of six organizations for the tech community to get more involved with this year. TechPoint Foundation For Youth TechPoint Foundation For Youth (TP4FY) […]

Announcing the 2020 Bridge Builder Award: Vera Vander Kooy and The Stem Connection

Congratulations to The STEM Connection and its founder, Vera Vander Kooy, the 2020 TechPoint Foundation for Youth (TPF4Y) Bridge Builder Award winner. The Bridge Builder Award recognizes visionary leaders who are helping underserved student populations in Indiana gain access to experiential learning opportunities that inspire the pursuit of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. […]

Barnes & Thornburg Partner Stephen J. Dutton receives TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder Award

Steve Dutton has spent nearly two decades working to help form and shape the organizations that became TechPoint, Inc. and TechPoint Foundation for Youth.