Diva Tech connects high school girls with technical education, great careers

BusinessNorth 3/12/2015 By Ron Brochu With the number of skilled trade and technical workers insufficient to meet demand, new and innovative efforts are being made to market those careers to young persons. Now in its second year regionally, the Diva Tech program is unique because it seeks to inform girls about professions that are heavily […]

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Divas explore technology at girls-only event

Superior Telegram 2/13/2015 By Maria Lockwood Northwestern High School junior Daisy Mack, front, starts a program on one of the milling machines with the help of Machine Tool Instructor Paul Kalin, back left, as eighth grade students, left to right, Tiana Hursh, Olivia Kalin and Ellie Peterson watch Wednesday at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Using […]

Local Divas Prove Girls Can Do It All

Fox21Online.Com 2/11/2015 Maya Holmes, Reporter, mholmes@kqdsfox21.tv More than 30 girls from local schools went to Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Superior for the Diva Tech event. They got hands on experience with welding, automotive repair and other fields to pique their interest and expose them to careers where women are underrepresented. “There are a lot […]

Diva Tech highlights trade, tech careers

Daily Press 1/31/2014 Armed with bright pink, blinged out hard hats and a sense of adventure, 38 high school girls from the Chequamegon Bay region got to be a high-tech diva for a day. Students from Ashland, Bayfield, Butternut, Drummond, Hurley and Washburn High Schools participated in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College’s Diva Tech, held at […]