IDEAL IT News
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!
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.
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.
In April 2023, Accessibility in IT introduced its new Lunch-n-Learn series with a pilot event “Accessibility in IT: Small Changes, Big Results.”
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.
In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, IDEAL IT’s Neurodiversity in IT Program group hosted an online event on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.