HER Ideas in Motion Hosts Mentor Training & Orientation September 27th, 2013
Cleveland, Ohio (July 25, 2013) – HER Ideas in Motion, Northeast Ohio’s first technology and media program for girls, will be hosting mentor training & orientation for area professionals interested in serving as mentors. This required training provides certification and orientation for new mentors. The training will take place at marketing agency, thunder::tech, on Friday, September 27th, 2013. HER Ideas in Motion is the first organization to feature professional technologist teaching real-world skills to girls.
“We are happy to do our part to help this great program succeed,” said Jason Therrien, president of thunder::tech. “We believe in and embrace their mission.”
Technology, creative and education professionals from companies across the region, including thunder::tech, Progressive Insurance, Tri-C, LeanDog Software, NetApp, Keybank, and more serve as mentors for the program. Mentors serve on teams to lead hands-on activities for workshops throughout the year. Workshops and tech clubs are held at various schools and company locations across Northeast Ohio.
Friday, September 27, 2013
5:00PM until 7:00PM
Hosted at thunder::tech
3635 Perkins Ave., Studio 5 SW, Cleveland, OH 44114
Registration information available here.
HER Ideas in Motion is a Cleveland-based 501c3 (pending) nonprofit corporation focused on providing learning opportunities for girls in non-traditional careers of technology and media arts. Through hands-on workshops, girls learn technical and creative skills to build their own projects. In addition, HER Ideas in Motion has developed a women-led approach that combines female technical and creative professionals teaching girls real-world career insights. By providing access to female role models and teaching girls, HER Ideas in Motion aims to close the gender gap of the less than ¼ percent ratio of women to men working in these fields.
For more information, please visit herideasinmotion.com
Rachel Wilkins Patel, Founder
HER Ideas in Motion