Teaching Tech

Every Thursday at the Cope Boys & Girls Club, a group of 16 to 25 girls gathers in the tech room for “Girls Group.”  For about two hours, they focus on what matters most to them and to their STEM Specialist, Savannah Putnam. For the girls, it’s all about...

Girls as the Future of Tech

The Opportunity Job Growth By 2027, the number of STEM jobs is projected to grow 13 percent, compared to 9 percent for non-STEM jobs. The STEM Wage Gap The average median hourly wage for STEM jobs is $38.85, compared to $19.30 for other types of jobs. The Reality for...

Sheryl Ziegler Sound Bites

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler Sound Bites Psychologist, author and Dr. Sheryl Ziegler believes we’re all searching for the moment when we are able to truly speak our own minds. She also believes one of the most powerful tools to enable us to do that is journaling. In addition to...

Anita Padilla-Fitzgerald Sound Bites

Anita Padilla-Fitzgerald Sound Bites Anita Padilla-Fitzgerald didn’t come from money. She made it. One job at a time and then, one company at time. When people told her she wouldn’t succeed, she became even more determined – until succeed she did. Today, Anita owns...

Rowena Alegría Sound Bites

Rowena Alegría Sound Bites In her professional journey, Denver’s Chief Storyteller has worked as a journalist, a communications executive, a community engagement officer and an author.  Today she feels like she is emerging into exactly the person she is wants to be....

Regina Rodriguez Sound Bites

 Regina Rodriguez Sound Bites Gina Rodriguez was raised by a strong mother, who always encouraged her to speak up, as did her father and her family as a whole. But she entered the legal profession at a time when there weren’t many women in it, especially women who...