CoLab to Celebrate Wisconsin Tech Month

October 2021

 

Eau Claire, WI – CoLab, Eau Claire’s Coworking Community, is celebrating the statewide Wisconsin Tech Month with four tech-focused workshops. Governor Tony Evers proclaimed October as Wisconsin Tech Month and it is being promoted throughout the state by the Milky Way Tech Hub and Wisconsin Voices.

 

The founder of Milky Way Tech Hub, Nadiyah Johnson feels it is necessary to celebrate and amplify Wisconsin’s Tech ecosystem. Events and programs throughout the month will focus on topics that range from smart cities solutions to workforce development and much more.

 

On October 6, Imagineering IT will present Cybersecurity for Your Business and will take you through the basics of today’s cybersecurity threats and how to protect yourself and your business in an increasingly online world.

 

On October 20, Amy Greenwald, owner of Blue Raspberry Design will present Intro to Green Web Design and discuss ways to reduce your business’s CO2 emissions due to the websites you design which will make them greener, more accessible, and even boost their SEO.

 

Also on October 20, Osseo native and Founder/CEO of tech startup Altruize, Nicole Sdao will co-present Volunteering and Tech: Because Metrics Matter with Jamf. This workshop will cover the importance of company culture and how volunteering as a part of your company’s culture is important to your employees and your community.

 

Finally, on October 28, Nadiyah Johnson, founder of Milky Way Tech Hub, will lead Tech for Social Good with Jana Morrin, local tech startup Co-Founder and CEO of Speakfully Software. More details and registration for this event will be announced soon.

 

Listing of Events:

 

Wednesday, October 6 at 12 p.m. – Cybersecurity for Your Business with Imagineering

Presented by Northwestern Bank

 

Wednesday, October 20 at 12 p.m. – Intro to Green Web Design with Blue Raspberry Design

Presented by Northwestern Bank

 

Wednesday, October 20 at 4 p.m. – Volunteering and Tech: Because Metrics Matter

With Altruize and Jamf, presented by WI Tech Month

 

Thursday, October 28 at 5 p.m. – Tech for Good Meetup

With Milky Way Tech Hub and WiSys VentureHome- Eau Claire, presented by WI Tech Month

 

Statewide events are also open for registration. For a growing list of events visit: https://milkywaytechhub.com/witechmonth/

 

About Milky Way Tech Hub

The Milky Way Tech Hub is realizing the vision that Milwaukee is a tech hub where Black people and POC are able to thrive in the field of technology. Through a community-based grass-roots effort Milky Way Tech Hub has begun attracting national and international entrepreneurs to Milwaukee in addition to supporting the local talent already here. The Milky Way Tech Hub’s goal is to use its resources, programs, and community partnerships to create equitable opportunities for Milwaukee’s tech ecosystem.

 

About Wisconsin Voices

 

We unify a dynamic network of progressive nonprofits in Wisconsin around achieving shared goals to build a better democracy. We build our partners’ capacity, amplify their impact, nurture new leadership, promote racial equity, champion transparent policies, and foster civic engagement so that everyone has an equal voice.

 

About CoLab

CoLab provides a coworking community in downtown Eau Claire that offers resources and space for entrepreneurs and folx looking to get work done.

 

For questions or more information, please reach out to Adam Accola, Programming Administrator at CoLab – adam@colabec.com | 715.579.7894

  • Intro to Green Web Design
    Wed, Nov 17
    Zoom Link Sent Upon Registration
    Nov 17, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Zoom Link Sent Upon Registration
    Did you know your website has a carbon footprint? Every time we load a website, we use electricity and CO2 is emitted. However, there are ways we can reduce CO2 emissions from the websites we design, making them greener, more accessible, and even boosting their SEO.
  • Volunteering's Affect on Company Culture
    Nov 16, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    CoLab, 312 S Barstow St. Eau Claire, WI 54701, USA
    Great companies are mindful of their company culture. It started as a trend with the Millennial generation and has been solidified as one of the top reasons that Gen Z chooses to work with a company.
  • Cybersecurity for Your Business with Imagineering
    Oct 06, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    CoLab, 312 S Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI 54701, USA
    Learn how to protect your business online during Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Imagineering!