Kentuckiana Works http://wfpl.org en Louisville Ranks 4th Among Peer Cities For Women In Science, Engineering, Tech and Math Jobs http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-ranks-4th-among-peer-cities-women-science-engineering-tech-and-math-jobs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Suzanne </span>Bergmeister<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was young, her parents said she could be anything she wanted. &nbsp;</span></p><p>So she became an engineer.</p><p>When she graduated from Rutgers’ University College of Engineering in 1984 “less than 20 percent” of women were pursuing a career in engineering, she said.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9600 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Ranks 4th Among Peer Cities For Women In Science, Engineering, Tech and Math Jobs Code Louisville Aims to Expand the Region's Available Tech Talent http://wfpl.org/post/code-louisville-aims-expand-regions-available-tech-talent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Aaron Wyatt wanted to learn how to develop computer software so fiercely that he almost went to San Francisco to spend $18,000 on a six-month program. &nbsp;But then, a similar program was offered in Louisville.</span></p><p>"It kept me home," he said.</p><p>Plus, it was free and took nearly half the time.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8900 at http://wfpl.org Code Louisville Aims to Expand the Region's Available Tech Talent Youth Summer Jobs Program Comes Up Short http://wfpl.org/post/youth-summer-jobs-program-comes-short <p>Mayor Greg Fischer&rsquo;s goal of employing 400 students this summer has not been met, but the <a href="http://www.kentuckianaworks.org/Home.aspx">Kentuckiana Works</a> summer jobs program has seen growth.</p><p>Monday is the first day on the job for around 150 students who signed up for the &quot;Summer Works&quot; program this spring, said Michael&nbsp;Gritton,&nbsp;executive director of Kentuckiana&nbsp;Works, the Workforce Investment Board for the Greater Louisville region.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 585 at http://wfpl.org Youth Summer Jobs Program Comes Up Short