New Accelerator Program Set To Launch Women-Led Connecticut Business into Scalability

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New Accelerator Program Set To Launch Women-Led Connecticut Business into Scalability

Connecticut will soon be home to a new business accelerator program set to debut later this summer.  Westport’s The Refinery is geared towards rapidly growing and scaling local ventures that have women in leadership roles.  The program will run for six weeks this fall, led by a strong team of experienced mentors and a core team of advisers including founder Janis Collins, an Entrepreneur in [...]

CCAT and SME Help 130 Girls Discover What Makes Manufacturing Real

Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. and SME host “Making It Real & Manufacturing Summit” to help middle and high school girls learn about the exciting careers in manufacturing today. East Hartford, CT – More than 130 middle and high school girls from schools around the state traveled to the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford to participate in Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit, hosted [...]

Early STEM Education Will Lead to More Women in IT

According to analysts, industry organizations and leaders, the lack of education and push to get women into technology fields has left a severe loss of potential and innovation. The following is an article written by Kenneth Corbin for CIO.com:  If the tech sector is to increase the number of women in its workforce, schools must develop robust, mandatory computer science programs in the K-12 education stage, according [...]

Girls Of Innovation Science Challenge | Event Recap 2013

A key message from the Girls of Innovation program is to show them scientists “like me” and so inspire girls with the confidence, enthusiasm and persistence to continue pursuing their scientific interests. We do that by bringing the girls together with women who work in STEM careers who can talk with the girls about their career path and interests and choices they made while growing up.

2013 Women of Innovation Finalist Biographies

Click on the names below to read about 2013 finalists. Lili Aramli Biology Teacher Greater Hartford Academy of Math and Science and the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Katherine Ayers Director of Research Proton OnSite Dr. Cynthia Barnett Program Founder Saturday Academy Lisa Braden-Harder Founder & CEO, North America Appen Butler Hill, Inc. Meghan Brunaugh CMO & Co-Founder C2C, LLC – DBA Combat2Career Treese Campbell Staff Scientist United Technologies Research [...]

Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation

Gov't Statistics & Report: This report finds that women are underrepresented both in STEM jobs and STEM undergraduate degrees and have been consistently over the last decade....

First Annual Women’s Leadership Summit, Women Leading the Recovery: Connecting your strengths to solutions

Women's Leadership Summit - happening next week, run by Dr. Michelle Stronz, at St. Joseph's College in West Hartford, CT. Will feature keynote by Catherine Casey, Director of Innovation, the Acumen Fund, NYC Joy Wulke, Founder and Creative Director, Projects for a New Millennium and Honora Kenney, CT Invention Convention, both CT Women of Innovation are featured presenters.