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    Opening Doors We Once Thought Were Closed

    For this post, we asked Sophia Richter, Hellgate High School Student and member of ChickTech Missoula’s Leadership Team, to share her experiences as a high school girl in tech. Although I was never directly told that girls are incapable of coding, I lived the majority of my 17-year-old life believing that women don’t code because

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    ChickTech Event at Salish Kootenai College Encourages Girls to Enter Technology Fields

    ChickTech: Missoula is hosting a 1-day workshop on April 14, 2018 at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo to encourage high-school girls to enter computing and technical fields. Participants will choose to work on web and mobile app projects and are mentored by industry and academic professionals from high-tech fields. The event is free for the

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    Keeping You and Your Data Safe

    Are your passwords safe enough? How can you make it hard for hackers to hack your website? Kicking off our fall networking series earlier this month, ChickTech Missoula’s own Nora McDougall (The Computer Gal) answered these and other questions at a workshop on computer and website security. Held at the Montana Enterprise Technology Center (MonTEC),

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  • Workshop: Teach Children How To Code

    Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Time: 5:30–7:00 pm Place: Imagine Nation Brewing, 1151 West Broadway Street, Missoula Wondering how you can get your kids interested in coding – even if you don’t know anything about coding? There are a ton of fun and free resources available that will appeal to any student who likes to

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  • Workshop: Self-Protection for Your Computer and Your Website

    Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Time: 6:00-7:30 PM Location: Montana Technology Enterprise Center, 1121 E Broadway St., Missoula, Mt 59802 You have resources. Hackers want to exploit those resources. Join Nora McDougall-Collins (The Computer Gal) for a workshop on computer and web security. Learn about hackers’ tactics and how to defend your computer devices and

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  • Register now for ACT-W Seattle!

    The ACT-W Seattle conference (Advancing the Careers of Technical Women) is a regional happy hour and one-day conference that focuses on providing content that addresses the unique women-in-tech landscape in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.  This year’s conference (September 22-23, 2017) will feature career and technology panels, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career fair,

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  • Lolo Students Get a Taste of Tech

    Over thirty students from Lolo Middle School saw coding in action at local Missoula tech companies, thanks to ChickTech: Missoula and the Gifted and Talented Program at Lolo Schools. The 6th, 7th and 8th graders, many of whom have worked with computer applications in their school’s technology classes, toured the offices of LumenAd and Submittable

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  • Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation Gives Grant to ChickTech Missoula to expand Hour of Code

    Missoula, MT. – December 5, 2016 – ChickTech, a non-profit organization that encourages girls and women to pursue careers in technology, is the recipient of a $1,500 grant from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. The gift will allow the volunteer-run organization to collaborate with the Flagship Program to provide after school coding programs to

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