Stanford IT Community Welcomes the 11th Cohort of Year Up Interns

The Stanford IT community is delighted to extend a warm welcome to the 11th group of interns who have joined us for the Year Up Internship Program!

Accessibility in IT Fireside Chat and Q&A with Kate Sonka

In June, Accessibility in IT hosted a fireside chat “Teaching Accessibility and Accessibly - Why Not Both?” featuring guest speaker Kate Sonka, Executive Director of Teach Access.

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WIT+ Connect: Anchor Point Film and Q&A with Director Holly Tuckett

On Tuesday, June 27th, WIT+ hosted the “WIT+ Connect: Anchor Point Film Q&A with Director Holly Tuckett.” This event featured veteran storyteller, filmmaker, cinematographer, and producer, Holly Tuckett.

Accessibility in IT Lunch-n-Learn Series Kicks Off

In April 2023, Accessibility in IT introduced its new Lunch-n-Learn series with a pilot event “Accessibility in IT: Small Changes, Big Results.”

WIT+ Launches Webpage Redesign and New Committees

Launched as Women in Technology (WIT) in 2018, this IDEAL IT pillar was relaunched as WIT+ to demonstrate its commitment to inclusivity as well as to differentiate the program from the other WIT-related programs affiliated with Stanford.

Promoting Inclusion and Employment Opportunities for Neurodiverse Individuals

In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, IDEAL IT’s Neurodiversity in IT Program group hosted an online event on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. 

Leading From Where You Are

The fifth Explore Careers in Technology Event (ExCITE), sponsored by the CIO Council and People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) affinity group, was held on March 30. The theme of this ExCITE was “Leading From Where You Are.”

IDEAL IT: Addressing Challenges in Career Advancement

A macro trend emerging in higher education is a widespread effort to understand and address discrimination and inequities. Representation in management positions is part of the larger mission of IDEAL at Stanford. IDEAL IT is working toward this mission with programs and events that diversify and empower staff, leading to a future with more representation in management. 

Upcoming Lunch-n-Learns Spotlight Practical Actions for Accessibility in IT

This spring, the IDEAL IT Accessibility in IT program is launching a new virtual lunch-n-learn series intended for anyone who wants to learn more about accessibility and why it’s important.

IT Community Celebrates and Reflects on Women’s History Month

As March comes to a close, we asked several women in the Stanford IT community to reflect on what Women’s History Month means to them. Here are their thoughts.

Life Journey in Cybersecurity: Auston Davis

Stanford’s People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) hosted a speaker series event in December with former Stanford employee and current vice president and chief information security officer (CISO) at Versant Health, Auston Davis.

New IDEAL IT Learning Programs Offer Support, Resources, and Community Dialogue

This year, IDEAL IT introduced two new learning programs for the IT Community: #IamRemarkable and Allyship at Work.