Anotonia Munguia accepter her Mira Award

Meet the TechPoint Foundation for Youth 2024 Bridge Builder of the Year:  Antonia “Miss Toni” Munguia

The annual Bridge Builder Award, bestowed by TechPoint Foundation for Youth, is dedicated to honoring exceptional individuals who have made significant contributions to transforming Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education for Indiana students, particularly those typically underrepresented in the tech workforce.  Antonia “Toni” Munguia, Director of Recruitment, Retention, and Diversity at Purdue Polytechnic, is […]
Brian Belch accepting his Mira award

Brian Belch, a learner-teacher, is the 2024 Nextech K12 Computer Science Teacher of the Year

Ask any successful leader, regardless of sector, to identify the five people who most positively influenced their careers, and chances are good that at least one teacher will be on that list. The award recognizes outstanding and high-achieving licensed computer science teachers who teach Computer Science (CS) at any K-12 school in the state of […]

TechPoint names “Hoosier by Choice” Kate Maxwell as the 2024 Trailblazer of the Year at annual ‘Best of Tech’ Mira Awards

From the earliest days of her career working as a female engineer supporting critical, and often classified, missions, Kate Maxwell was usually the only woman in the room. She was also one of the smartest people in the room if her meteoric career rise is any indication. Rather than focus solely on her own ambition, […]

TechPoint honors ‘Best of Tech’ Mira Award winners during 24th annual gala

System Scale and Growth Heroes, Tactile Engineering, RxLightning, Glassboard, Ixana, Zylo, JobWorks, gener8tor, Preventia, Qualifi, Allegion and Solinftec among top honorees  TechPoint, the nonprofit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s digital innovation economy, today honored 141 nominees and presented 18 awards during the organization’s 24th annual Mira Awards gala, presented by UKG, Salesforce and the Indiana […]

Meet the Student Entrepreneur Nominees for the ‘Best in Tech’ 2023 Mira Awards

Exceptional student startup founders and/or operators who have looked outside the box, started something new, and generated momentum Providing foundational STEM education is crucial to the development of future tech leaders and contributors in Indiana. To be seen as a leader in tech research, jobs and industry, we need to start with educating our shining […]

Meet the Education Impact of the Year Nominees for the ‘Best in Tech’ 2023 Mira Awards

Recognizing STEM educators, organizations, coaches, programs and platforms that inspire and open doors for learners of any ages Great educational support is crucial when cultivating a thriving tech hub and future talent. It’s imperative to provide the next generation with the resources they need to be successful, especially access to foundational STEM education.  The Education […]

Meet the Scale-Up of the Year Nominees for the ‘Best in Tech’ 2023 Mira Awards

Celebrating high-growth, innovation-driven businesses that provide technology products or services (or highly-tech-enabled businesses The Scale-up of the Year award celebrates high-growth, innovation-driven businesses that provide technology products or services (or highly tech-enabled businesses). They may be bootstrapped or venture-funded, but all of these emerging companies have built traction beyond the startup stage.  This year’s nominees […]

Meet the Exceptional Employer of the Year Nominees for the ‘Best in Tech’ 2023 Mira Awards 

Celebrating tech companies that are doing an exceptional job of hiring and developing talent, cultivating workplace culture, and increasing diversity Traditional benefits won’t cut it anymore; if you want to attract the best talent in tech, it’s imperative to cultivate a positive, engaging culture that empowers teams and drives collaboration.  The Exceptional Employer Award celebrates […]