Get To Know Us Orientation
April 15, 2021
Get to know The Next IT Girl!
Orientation is just the beginning! The Next IT Girl will begin a new program year this Summer. We encourage you to check out our orientation and learn about the huge variety of opportunities to we will be offering this year for aspiring and current young technologists! Our team members are excited to get to know you and help you understand how you’ll be supported with The Next IT Girl!
SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) Accelerator
July 17, 2021 - August 14, 2021
The SDLC accelerator program introduces development lifecycle concepts to students ages 16 to 22. Managing a modern SDLC project requires a thorough understanding of the various roles that must come together in order to create a successful application. This understanding begins by recognizing the need to work within a multidisciplinary environment.
'IT Girl' Summer Series
June 5, 2021 - June 26, 2021
Launched in 2017, the 'IT Girl' Summer Series is a weekly workshop introducing technology concepts to girls ages 8 to 16. The goal of the summer series is to increase access and mentorship for young women of color to develop critical skills in technology, and a future society with more representation and talent in our tech related fields..
Fashion x Tech - Intro to UX/UI Design
In today’s technology-driven world, phrases like “responsive design” and “user-friendly interface” have become increasingly important across industries. Fashion and Technology are not fields that have previously been known for their interaction. It can cover everything from reworked supply chains to developments in fiber science, the role of digital media and social commerce, not to mention all the new players entering the space with wearable tech, e-commerce sites and fashion apps.
To celebrate, we’re gathering and introducing together renowned fashion and technology brands and the latest technology trends.
It’s no surprise that user experience researcher and UI designer are among Money’s 100 Best Jobs in America with a projected growth rate of 19% and 27% respectively. Now more than ever, companies need innovative thinkers with the ability to transform their businesses through optimized interfaces and seamless user experiences.
This workshop is designed for students who want to learn the fundamentals to thrive in the field of UX/UI.
Cyber Security Awareness Programs
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and now more important than ever, with ransomware attacks taking place every 14 seconds and the rise in phishing attacks. 90% of all cyber attacks are caused by human error. Such statistics highlight the ongoing and relentless threats that organizations face and the need to ensure Cyber Security awareness at all levels.
A month-long public awareness campaign launched by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) which aims to raise awareness about Cyber Security and stress the collective effort needed to stop cyber intrusions and scams