Women in Tech: Vonda Page

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“‘They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself,’” said Radical Change founder and CEO Vonda Page, quoting one of her favorite artists, Andy Warhol, during her recent keynote presentation at the Infotec 2021 virtual conference. “What types of changes happen over time with no effort?” she asked rhetorically, setting […]

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Latest cohort of Advanced Tech Leaders Academy graduates with career-changing leadership skills

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Last Friday, AIM held a virtual graduation ceremony in celebration of the latest cohort to complete Advanced Tech Leaders Academy, AIM’s intensive leadership development program for tech professionals.  Thirty-four participants from 14 companies completed this an annual management course for tech professionals, the goal of which is to enhance leadership skills essential for current and […]

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Women in Tech: Evelyn Espinoza-Macias

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Growing up in a low-income, Spanish-speaking household in South Omaha, Evelyn Espinoza-Macias said she always struggled with a language barrier.  Her parents, though supportive, could not speak English or provide the same level of help on schoolwork that many of her peers received. The Latinx young woman remembers spending countless extra hours at school working […]

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New chair of AIM Institute Tech Leadership Academy encourages representation, giving back

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In Todd Campbell’s home recording studio, a Fender Telecaster rests against a small amplifier in front of a green-screen wall that doubles as a backdrop for the tech leadership classes he teaches virtually. Whenever the application development senior manager for TD Ameritrade gets stuck on a hard technical problem and needs a respite from the […]

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First Callers to Coders cohort graduates

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Six local professionals graduated from the AIM Callers to Coders program on Friday.  This was an opportunity that Physicians Mutual provided for their employees.  Emily Matis, director at Tech Education at AIM Institute, said, “The people that you have are the people that you need to invest in.”  The year-long program was held entirely virtual […]

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AIM Institute and Omaha STEM Ecosystem Launch New STEM Community Platform

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The Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute announced the launch of the online STEM Community Platform, presented by Cox. The mission of the STEM Community Platform, stemplatform.org, connects youth, parents, educators and professionals to an online hub of high-quality STEM programs, resources and events in the Greater Omaha area. The website is the first of […]

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LATEST CROP OF AIM CODE SCHOOL STUDENTS CELEBRATE GRADUATION IN VIRTUAL CEREMONY

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Last night, the AIM Institute held a virtual ceremony for students graduating from AIM Code School’s accredited courses, including Full Stack Java and Foundations of Web Development classes and the fourth module of the Callers to Coders program (a custom corporate training partnership developed between Physicians Mutual and the AIM Institute).  A diverse cohort of […]

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AIM Tech Awards celebrate impact of technology leaders during unprecedented year

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The role technology has played during the pandemic gave the 2020 AIM Tech Awards special meaning at the AIM Institute’s signature annual event on Thursday, Dec. 3. In a virtual format, the AIM Institute, a nonprofit organization committed to changing lives through technology, celebrated the contributions and dedication of tech leaders, educators, students and businesses […]

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Infotec 2020: a virtual conference bringing tech professionals together safely in the middle of a pandemic

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Who says a virtual conference can’t be a good substitute for the real thing?  Who says a virtual conference isn’t the real thing in the first place? Last week’s Infotec 2020 conference, hosted by the AIM Institute, proved the virtual conference is here to stay. The event offered a chance for the Silicon Prairie tech […]

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