Urban Engine Discussion Focuses on Unique Challenges Faced by Women in Business

The Rocket City is known for its high-tech, digital-driven businesses and engineering.

But, if you’re a woman in those industries, there are challenges that male counterparts don’t have to face.

So, Urban Engine Executive Director Toni Eberhart stepped in to help women answer those challenges with a panel discussion called “Her-Story.”

Read the full story in the Huntsville Business Journal.

Urban Engine Salutes Women in Technology, Female Entrepreneurs [Huntsville Business Journal]

Urban Engine, a local nonprofit organization aimed at accelerating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)-focused innovation and entrepreneurship through education, announced a series of free events that will celebrate women in technology and showcase female entrepreneurs in conjunction with Women’s History Month.

Read the full story at Huntsville Business Journal.

Urban Engine Kicks Off Women’s History Month Event Series Celebrating Women in Tech and Female Founders [WAFF]

Urban Engine, a local non-profit organization aimed at accelerating STEAM-focused innovation and entrepreneurship through education, announced a series of events that will celebrate women in technology and showcase female entrepreneurs during March 2019 in conjunction with Women’s History Month.

Read the full story on WAFF.com.

HCS Partners with Urban Engine for Student Entrepreneurship Education [HCS]

Huntsville City Schools has partnered with a local non-profit group to offer a new STEAM-focused innovation education program this semester.  The Urban Engine Student Entrepreneur Program is introducing 450 high school students in elective career-related classes to the creative processes used in innovation, development, and business planning.  The program also provides hands-on mentoring and guidance from local subject matter experts and business coaches. Students with an interest in business and entrepreneurship can expand their skill sets and think beyond the standard high school business classes with interactive and engaging learning opportunities.

Read the full article at Huntsville City Schools.

HudsonAlpha to host BioTech Hackathon in Huntsville

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will host the second HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge February 22-24, 2019. This life sciences hackathon brings together students and professionals who attempt to solve challenges using an emerging technology, and apply it to biotech and the life sciences.

See the full article on insideHPC.