Women in Technology Club Impacts ATE Student's Career Choices

Posted by on .

Kendra Joyner

The latest ATE Impacts blog features a profile of Kendra Joyner,  who gained a foothold in her career thanks to two ATE programs.

Kendra Joyner joined the Women in Technology club a few weeks after starting digital media courses at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech) in Asheville, NC.

Talking with other women about their STEM classes, hearing presentations by female technicians, and learning career tips during biweekly Women in Technology meetings became integral to Joyner’s success. It also sparked Joyner’s interest in working for the college, which she has now done for about five years. 

Computer Technologies Instructor Pamela Silvers started Women in Technology as part of her Skilled Workers Get Jobs Advanced Technological Education (ATE) projects that developed strategies to recruit and retain women in STEM careers with support from the National Science Foundation.

Read more on the ATE Impacts Blog.

From:
    News

Last Edited: May 16th at 8:36am by Meredith Whye

See More News