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    1. 3 Ways To Attract Women To Your Technology Company

      3 Ways To Attract Women To Your Technology Company

      As it exists today, the tech industry may not be as attractive or welcoming for women as it is for men. The salary gap between men and women is 67% and men make up more than 70% of the technology industry according to a study out of the TriNet SMBeat. That’s a problem, because startups with at least one woman on their founding team are almost 20% more likely to have generated revenue than companies without women.

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    2. Colorado Eco Devo Commission offers $19M in incentives for more than 1,200 jobs

      Colorado Eco Devo Commission offers $19M in incentives for more than 1,200 jobs

      Continuing a months-long trend of major recruiting spends, the Colorado Economic Development Commission offered $19 million Thursday to eight companies that could create as many as 1,267 jobs in the state — including one whose CEO accepted the incentives on the spot and pronounced he would move his headquarters to Denver from San Francisco.

      Jason Fletcher, CEO of cloud-computing provider Granicus, said his company will create 221 new jobs over the next eight years as it relocates to Denver and…

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    3. Push for STEM education in Colorado gathers steam

      Push for STEM education in Colorado gathers steam

      Kathy Norton gave a perfect example Friday morning of how an innovative partnership is helping her students at Arvada High School embrace the subjects collectively known as STEM — an acronym that refers to science, technology, engineering and math. The Arvada High principal recounted how engineering students at the school have for years designed and built catapults, an ancient weapon with little practical application today beyond seeing how far you can chunk a pumpkin. This year those students…

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    4. Steamboat Springs School Board workshop focuses on technology and career programs

      Steamboat Springs School Board workshop focuses on technology and career programs

      The Steamboat Springs School Board on Monday heard a report on the district's business, career and technology programs, including a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program at the high school. Steamboat Springs High School business teacher Kipp Rillos said staff from the business, career and technology department are working with a new STEM instructional coach to develop a ...

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    5. Computer Science - Code.org workshops for grades K-5

      Computer Science - Code.org workshops for grades K-5

      Last week Code.org announced the launch of the Code Studio (http://studio.code.org/) platform which includes a free, computer science curriculum for K-5 students. With this new curriculum Code.org is hosting free, professional development workshops for teachers interested in bringing this curriculum back to their classrooms. Search now to find a workshop near you (US teachers only).

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    6. People who want to change the future...

      People who want to change the future...

      Mash up of people, different viewpoints and ideas 1610_ 9/22/14 - The ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder, over the years, has evolved and Jill Dupre, Associate Director said, "...it continues to evolve. A constant is that we are a home for 'creative trouble makers'. We're a home for intrepid inventors, people who want to change the future! ATLAS is interdisciplinary - we work with people from all over campus.

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    7. New school aims to prepare students for STEM careers

      New school aims to prepare students for STEM careers

      Serial entrepreneur Vic Ahmed believes massive debt incurred by college students hinders their career development and future education options, ultimately depriving the country the full use of some of its brightest minds. He’s one of the driving forces behind the STEM Learning Center at Innovation Pavilion, set to debut in Centennial this fall with the aim of preparing students for the work force or to start their own companies right out of high school.

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