• May 22

    Come Meet with Us 6/2!

    Posted on: 5/22/2014 1:42:27 PM | Comments (0)

    Our long awaited meet-up for the year is scheduled for Monday, June 2nd (noon - 2pm) at the BSU Micron Engineering Center - Room 201. Join us for a lively discussion about Women in Technology and how we can revive and revamp the movement here in Boise. With so many related groups and efforts in the valley, we'd like to know how best we can serve you moving forward and give you all a chance to shape the future of your local Girls in Tech Boise chapter.

    Bring a brown bag lunch and be prepared to meet lots of inspiring women and girls in tech!

  • May 22

    Connection Luncheon Next Week!

    Posted on: 5/22/2014 10:05:51 AM | Comments (0)

    Connection Luncheon | WEDNESDAY, MAY 28TH, 2014Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    Join FemCity Boise members and Guest Conversationalist Maureen O'Toole CEO of Silver Sage Girl Scout Council as she discusses how we can be mentors to the women we work with and what she has learned about women in the workplace from managing a woman-led/woman-focused organization. Catered by Zee Christopher.

    NOTE NEW Location: PCS Edventures Lab | 345 Bobwhite Ct, Boise, ID 83706 | (208) 343-3110
    Start time: 11:30 am | End time: 1:00 pm
    Member price: $14.00
    Non-member price: $21.00

    Registration is required: http://femfessionals.com/pages/singleevents.aspx?eid=82554
  • May 22

    ID STEM Innovations Conference - May 28 & 29

    Posted on: 5/22/2014 9:45:22 AM | Comments (0)

    The ID STEM Innovations Conference will be held on May 28th and May 29th in Boise at the Riverside Hotel.

    PCS Edventures will be presenting between 2-4pm at the Conference on Wed. May 28th. Kellie Dean, Director of Education will be speaking on "Girls Can Build" and Jim Schmidt, Ed. D. will be speaking on Parental Influence: The 95% solution.

    Tickets are free, but need to be ordered in advance. Please click on the link below to register and invite anyone you know is a supporter of STEM education.

  • February 28

    2014 Boise Code Camp!

    Posted on: 2/28/2014 9:28:19 AM | Comments (0)

    2014 Boise Code Camp
    April 5th
    Boise State University

    This free-to-the-community event has become Boise’s #1 
    technical event. Boise Code Camp offers a full day of 
    technology learning for the best value possible: Free! 
    Register today, spend the day improving your game, learning 
    with others from your technical community. Code Camp offers 
    open sessions provided by leading technology professionals from 
    Idaho and all over the northwest! Attendees choose their own 
    sessions to attend and enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at the 
    After Event Party in the BSU Stueckle Sky Center. 

    For 2014 we will have a dedicated all day track for Kid Camp. 
    Watch the younger generation show off their programming skills 
    and see popular technologies to get our youth started. Children 
    are welcome to attend but must be accompanied by an adult at 
    all times, daycare will not be provided. 
    This event is created, organized, and presented by software 
    developers and other technology leaders as a service to the Boise 
    technical community, and provides timely content for technology 
    practitioners of all levels and interests. 
    Whether your interests run toward a fundamentals session on 
    databases, learning to create better requirements, the latest in 
    cloud computing, agile techniques and practices, or networking 
    issues, Boise Code Camp will have something for you. 
    2014 is bigger and better with a new date to allow for more 
    Even with the popularity of BCC, some people still do not know all 
    about it, so help spread the word. There are plenty of ways to get 
    involved and opportunities for everyone including presenting a 
    session, helping with logistics, or corporate sponsorship.


  • May 14

    See you in the Fall!

    Posted on: 5/14/2013 11:39:45 AM | Comments (0)

    Girls in Tech Boise has now wrapped up our 2013 Spring season and will not be meeting again until next Fall.  Please watch our website for updates and information throughout the summer as we gear up for another great season of meetings, inspiration, and collaboration with other women in technology.

  • April 17

    No Meetup Today! - See you at Develop.Idaho!

    Posted on: 4/17/2013 12:01:05 PM | Comments (0)

    In celebration of Develop.Idaho, Girls in Tech Boise will not be meeting tonight for Happy Hour at Solid!  Please attend the Develop.Idaho cocktail instead and meet other women and men in the valley working on great projects in technology!  See below for details.

    develop.idaho is the only event of its kind in the state.  This half day, industry led event was created to connect software developers, designers, entrepreneurs and students with Idaho's brightest software leaders and special guests.  "Find Your Platform" is the theme of this 3rd annual premier event.  It is about showing how software companies are not just solving specific problems, but building integrated solutions that scale and serve a wide customer base.  "Find Your Platform" also challenges each of us to find our own platform for success OR through our mutual efforts, help someone else find theirs. 

     This year's conference is shaping up to be the best one yet!  Are you ready to "Find Your Platform"? 


    develop.idaho Software Conference - Presented by Perkins Coie

    Wednesday, April 17, 2013
    1:00pm - 5:30pm

    Stueckle Sky Center, BSU (Double R Ranch Room)
    1910 University Dr
    Boise, ID


    ITC Members: $25 Non-ITC Members: $30 Students: FREE

    The space is limited (500 tickets available)

    *Tech Cocktail tickets are purchased separately due to seating limitations.*

    FREE parking will be available

  • April 08

    Be Free Village!

    Posted on: 4/8/2013 6:35:19 PM | Comments (0)

    A startup company formed out of theb|launched competition, a program of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce’sBoise Young Professionals (BYP), has taken its first round of startup fundingto pilot their program in Boise, ID. 

    In December2012, four teams of young professionals competed for startup funding.  Taking first place, Be Free Village received$29,000.  Faisal Shah, one of the mentorsthat helped start the b|launched program explains, “This program is givingyoung professionals the critical tools they need to start companies and helpour community create jobs.”

    Today, the winningcompany launched its website, www.befreevillage.com, and social media sites.  Spokesperson Lisa Bloomquist explained, “Weare building a virtual community for travelers with food allergy needs,starting with Gluten-Free consumers.”Bloomquist continued, “We encourage the local community to engage in oursocial media, provide feedback on our product offerings, and connect with us aswe grow the company.”

    Be FreeVillage will be introducing a balanced box of healthy Gluten-Free products inthe near future.  In June, the BoiseChamber will hold an official unveiling for the two teams that received fundingas part of the b|launched program.

     “Be Free Village was created as part of acollaborative partnership.  Our team sawa need and envisioned a company to help fill those gaps.” explains BrookeGreen, CEO of Be Free Village.  “We arepiloting our program in Boise because this is a community our team believesin.”

    About Be Free Village

    Aimingto become the trusted name for travelers with dietary needs, Be Free Village isa brand of resources, products and convenience.Be Free Village is based in Boise, ID, and got its start as the winningteam of the Boise Metro Chamber’s b|launched program in 2012.  For more information and to read the fullstory, visit www.befreevillage.com.

  • March 28


    Posted on: 3/28/2013 10:11:23 AM | Comments (0)

    Mark your calendars for April 5th and 6th and StartupTV (Startup Treasure Valley)!

    Interested in starting a business? Have an idea but don't know what to do first? Want to see what others are up to in the Boise Valley in the entrepreneurship world? Register now and find out! The registration is $39 and students - there are some scholarships available.

    Check out the agenda. See you there!

  • February 19

    February Meetup!

    Posted on: 2/19/2013 8:09:25 AM | Comments (0)

    This Wednesday (2/20) is our monthly Girls in Tech meetup!  Please join us for Happy Hour cocktails and conversation at Solid in BODO from 4:30p-6pm.  We hope to see you there!
  • February 01

    Come STEM with Us!

    Posted on: 2/1/2013 10:30:40 AM | Comments (0)

    Tomorrow is the STEM Exploration day (Formerly Discover Engineering Day) at Boise State and Girls In Tech Boise will be there volunteering!

    STEM Exploration is a FREE event for all ages with a wide variety of engaging activities designed for K-12 students and their family.  Bring your kids anytime between 9am-4pm, we suggest you come early to get the best of STEM Exploration.  If you don't have kids, there is still room for Girls In Tech Boise member volunteers.  Contact candace@girlsintech.net for more info!

    Here are just a few examples of activities designed for ages K-12:
    -Science Competition Day for High School Students
    -Presentation by Astronaut Educator, Barbara Morgan
    -Design a Bridge
    -Ride a Segway
    -Build an Edible Aquifer
    -Experience a Wind Tunnel
    -Learn about Super Computing
    -Build a Bristle Bot
    -Build a NASA Heat Shield
    -Build a Spool Car
    -Ride a Bicycle Generator
    -15,000 Volt Demonstration
    -Robots in Action
    -Tie Dye Chromatography
    -Chemistry is Chool!
    -Build Catapults
    -Making Waves with LIGO
    -Weather Jeopardy

    Boise State University
    1375 University Drive
    Saturday, February 2, 2013 9:00am-4:00pm.
    Free Admission - No registration Required

    For more details:  http://coen.boisestate.edu/STEMExploration/

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