The Bryan School and UNCG faculty work to promote the IT field to preteen girls. How you may ask?
Campers got a week-long crash course in robotics, how to build a computer,website and mobile app development, video game design, photography and videography, and other career possibilities the information technology field has to offer.
Those kind of light bulb moments are one factor that inspired Dr. Lakshmi Iyer, a UNCG associate professor and director of graduate programs for the Bryan School’s Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, to found the IT is for Girls summer program five years ago. The declining number of women choosing information technology as a career was another.