A panel of five very successful women entrepreneurs will represent Tech Titans by presenting a dynamic discussion on “Women are Tech Savvy and Successful” at the inaugural Women X Tech Summit hosted by the Dallas Entrepreneur Center. The panel will be moderated by Tech Titan Board Member and Amazech Solutions President & CEO Shanthi Rajaram. She will be joined on the panel by Danyel Surrency Jones, chair of the board of POWERHANDZ and Head of Amazon’s Black Business Accelerator, Srii Srinvasan, CEO of
Veritis, a global IT solutions and services provider based in Texas, United States, has been a trusted partner for over a decade for companies of all sizes. With a near 100% success rate, Veritis has delivered high value solutions to over 150 clients, including Fortune 500 firms. The company’s integrated, reliable, responsive, and cost-effective approach has enabled them to successfully execute more than 400 complex IT implementation projects and assist in the integration of emerging technologies for
Page strives to bring creative and unique solutions backed by research and proven success to the corporate and commercial environment. Page has collaborated with over 20 Fortune 100 Companies and designed more than 25 million square feet of office buildings in the last decade. In this rapidly changing and increasingly competitive business environment, Page knows that well-designed workplace environments are critical to the success of their clients. For projects ranging in scope from high-rise office
Grant to develop national network of organizations focused on mobilizing large-scale change for underrepresented communities in STEM Tech Titans® has been selected by Arizona State University (ASU) to receive a portion of a $10 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Accelerate Latinx Representation in STEM Education (ALRISE) Alliance grant. ASU selected multiple technology trade associations across the country, including Tech Titans as grant recipients to help mobilize their in-industry membership to
By Melinda Guravich, staff writer The Tech Titans® STEM Workforce Initiative has delivered 15,000 inspirational experiences to students since its inception, through career panels, speed mentoring, STEM camps, facility tours and other face-to-face events. Last spring, dozens of scheduled events suddenly evaporated from school calendars in the wake of the pandemic shut down. The technology association’s Talent Team was determined to continue inspiring high school and middle school students to pursue STEM
Your member access at your fingertips Our online database has a mobile app that members can use to access the Member Information Center—the directory, register for events, update your profile. To access the mobile app, go through your iOS or Google Play store. It’s called MemberPlus. Once you download it, you can log on using your regular credentials. There’s a ‘forgot your login’ in the app if you’ve forgotten your log in. If you’ve never received a log in to the Tech Titans system,
by Melinda Guravich, STEM writer Lynn Mortensen is passionate about getting kids engaged with STEM. “If we don’t show them what they can be, especially girls and minority children, they often don’t have a clue.” While vice president of engineering at Raytheon, Lynn served as the company’s Tech Titans corporate representative. At retirement, she joined the newly formed STEM committee, committing her time and energy to inspiring a new generation of engineers from diverse backgrounds. She was recognized as
by Melinda Guravich, Tech Titans contributor Dave Galley, director of the STEM workforce initiatives for Tech Titans, was looking forward to the Talent Team’s biggest year yet in 2020: more events scheduled, in more schools for more kids and the launch of new events, all powered by a growing volunteer base and committed corporate sponsors. By the first week of March, volunteers had already logged a thousand-plus STEM inspirations for the year, for a total of nearly 15,000 since the initiative began.
The last week of school was particularly busy for volunteers in the Tech Titans STEM workforce initiative. They delivered “Can You Float Your Boat,” a hands-on, engineering design challenge to approximately 200 sixth- and rising-fifth graders at three RISD elementary schools. The “Can You Float Your Boat” event starts with a conversation about what an engineer does. The volunteers talk about their own engineering careers with obvious enthusiasm and in relatable terms. Lynn Mortenson, who retired as a
Fifty Richardson ISD (RISD) students participated in a Talent Team workshop hosted by the UTDesign Makerspace. Juniors and seniors from Buckner High School and J.J. Pearce High School spent the day-long STEM education experience touring the UTDesign Studio, talking with engineering students, participating in a design workshop and assembling heart monitor kits that will be used for training in developing countries. (photos by Shirley Wilson, Mitel)The event was sponsored by State Farm Enterprise Technology.
Have you been inside a high school recently? Fifty professionals from Samsung have. They spent their Employee Volunteer Day participating in Tech Titans speed mentoring events at three area high schools.How it works Speed mentoring is an intimate, small-group experience where students talk face-to-face with employees working in the technology sector. Volunteers meet with juniors and seniors to explain their jobs and talk about what it takes to work in specific roles. Students ask questions about what it’s