Have you heard? Case Western Reserve University recently launched a coding boot camp and more colleges and universities are taking note of a massive shift in workforce demands. Read my latest feature on the rise of entrepreneurship in academia here.
Applications are now open for the 2019 NABJ Student Multimedia Project! Students will work with veteran journalists, educators, media and public relations professionals in a newsroom, creating daily convention content to include TV newscasts, newspaper and online reports, in addition to social media, public relations and marketing campaigns. Share this link with a student in … Continue reading 2019 NABJ Student Multimedia Project
Women veterans invited to get job-ready with YWCA Chicago and Dr. Makeba C. Butler.
Parents and students are invited to learn about interesting opportunities from an array of dynamic speakers at Cision, receive a tour, and a panel Q & A with Valerie Lopez, Vice President of Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Cision. This enrichment event is intended for girls ages 14-17, who must be accompanied by an … Continue reading Black Girls CODE Chicago: Equity and Inclusion Enrichment Activity
Are you looking for your next opportunity to make an impact? Consider this a sign and click on one or all three links below to find out how you can contribute to building a new generation of leaders: The Academy Group The Academy Group is a unique social enterprise that leverages earned revenue from financial … Continue reading Invest in the Future
I've told the story of my love for Hampton University many times to friends and in the occasional social media post. The first college acceptance letter to arrive in the mail during my senior year of high school, was from Hampton University. A Different World made it my dream school. But out of state fees … Continue reading From Hampton to London
On Wednesday, June 13, join the Chicago chapter of Girls Inc. for a celebration of their first year of service to the Chicago community! Mary Ann Hynes, the first female General Counsel of a Fortune 500 corporation, will be honored during the luncheon, which will be emceed by ABC 7's, Cheryl Burton. Hynes is a graduate … Continue reading Celebrating One Year of Being Strong, Smart, and Bold
On May 2, "Forever First Lady," Michelle Obama teamed up with Better Make Room for College Signing Day 2018 at Temple University. This marks the fifth year of Obama's call to encourage the pursuit of higher education. This call to action is to also make college admission as much of an accomplishment, celebration as the NBA Draft, … Continue reading Reach Higher and Break Down Barriers
Your opportunity to support one of many positive movements for Chicago's youth takes place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from Noon until 3:00 P.M at mHub! The second annual Gray Matter Pitch Black Student Pitch Competition provides six student groups an opportunity to present their business and gain valuable feedback for a chance to win … Continue reading Pitch Black: Be on the Lookout
Friday, April 13th is DigiGirlz Day! Microsoft will offer a free day of STEM training and college career preparation at various locations in the United States and abroad. Students will get an inside look at work life at Microsoft, gain exposure to careers in business and technology, as well as have the opportunity to interact with … Continue reading 2018 DigiGirlz Day