Women in Technology College of Southern Maryland Expanding Women’s Employment Options Increasing Women’s Earning Power Shattering the Myths Choices Knowledge.
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Women in Technology College of Southern Maryland Expanding Women’s Employment Options Increasing Women’s Earning Power Shattering the Myths Choices Knowledge Mobility Technology & Career Exploration Session & Business
Girls Investigating Finance, Technology & Science College of Southern Maryland Technology & Career Exploration Session Welcome!
Girls CAN! 1 st picture courtesy of http://www.itdg.org/html/about_us/technology.htmhttp://www.itdg.org/html/about_us/technology.htm
Girls & Women Can Do IT! (as well as math, science, and technology) In fact, archeological evidence supports that women were the first planters and collectors of seeds as well as first invented many agricultural tools including plows. Yes, women do math, science, and technology. We just do IT our way!
Women Create Approaches & Technology that Helps People Some Inventions by Women http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0906931.html
Current & Future Careers Support! math + science + computer skills = success Regardless of the class or the job
Look to the Future: New Computer Related Careers Bioinformatics Research Engineers = Biology + IT Cyber Lawyers and Cyber Paralegals = Law + IT Medical and Clinical Database Administrators = Medicine + IT Medical/Health Informatics Specialists = Medicine + IT Electronic Equipment Programmers = Electronics + IT Data Mining Specialists/Analysts = Any Discipline + IT Gaming & Simulation Engineers = Creativity + IT Wireless Networking Specialists = Electronics/Engineering + IT Smart Home Networking Technicians = Electronics + IT Computer Security Specialists = Criminal Justice + IT Computer Investigation/Forensics = Criminal Justice + IT Virtual Administrative Assistants = Business + IT Distance Learning/Online Educators = Education + IT Online Counselors = Finance/Psychology/Sociology… + IT Customer Experience Specialists = Marketing + IT Persuasive Technology Designers = Psychology + IT Preparing for tomorrow's lucrative careers requires thinking outside the box today! Just a few possible careers! Just a few possible careers!
Women in Technology Find Out Why Studying Technology is Critical Learn How You Can Do It Explore Technical Career Possibilities Connect with Other Women in Technology Identify Contacts & Resources Opportunity: The demand for skilled high- tech knowledge workers will continue. Higher Wages: Average salary of $35,000 with earning potential of $45,000-$60,000 in some jobs in just a few years. Working Conditions: Flexibility, advancement, educational incentives and benefits. College of Southern Maryland Even if your are not interested in obtaining a technical degree, you can still enhance your employability and earning power by taking more technical classes or obtaining a certificate. CSM’s WIT Website @ http://www.itc.csmd.edu/tec/WIT/Index.htmhttp://www.itc.csmd.edu/tec/WIT/Index.htm & Business
U.S. Army photo of two women wiring the ENIAC with a new program (Source: Mike Muus's Historic Computer Images site.) http://ftp.arl.mil/ftp/historic-computers/ Women can do IT!
Girls CAN TOO! 1 st picture courtesy of http://www.itdg.org/html/about_us/technology.htmhttp://www.itdg.org/html/about_us/technology.htm
The power to connect. The power to solve problems. The power to help children. The power to increase safety. The power to facilitate healing.
The Power of Technology means that there are a lot of fun & interesting technology related careers!
And even if you don’t want to pursue a technical career having math and computer skills is now critical in life and in all careers.
For More Info About WIT&B@CSM For more information about the College of Southern Maryland’s Women In Technology program, checkout CSM's WIT&B Home Page http://www.itc.csmd.edu/tec/WIT/Index.htm or contact Renee Jenkins - firstname.lastname@example.org@csmd.edu Daphne Powell - email@example.com@csmd.edu Bonnie Harrison – firstname.lastname@example.org@csmd.edu
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Thank you for coming! Have a safe journey home. WIT&B Day - April 8, 2006