On January 22, 2019, 40 young women in grades from 9 to 12 from Spanaway Lake, Bethel & Graham Kapowsin High Schools attended a field trip to UW Informatics. We arrived at the Odegaard Undergraduate Library and were kindly
Our IGNITE field trips are always amazing! Our students walk in feeling nervous and unsure of their future plans and walk out feeling inspired that no matter what they choose for their future career they will be successful.
TUNE was a lot of fun to visit. TUNE is a great name because they “TUNE” technology to help customers improve their Mobile Marketing. Their operation is situated downtown near the water and is housed in a historic brick building
Amazon stands out head and shoulders above most companies in the minds of our students. This belief was only magnified when we walked in the building and discovered one of the best job perks ever – Amazon is dog friendly!
Even though our excited anticipation presented our group from Bethel and Graham Kapowsin High Schools almost 30 minutes early, we were greeted with much enthusiasm by Lisa Gifford, who has been at Alliance for over 30 years! Carrie and Molly got
The Bethel School District hosted a “We STEAM” event on December 7, 2017. Doris Hominda, the event’s organizer, chose this date to coincide with “Hour of Code” week. Doris collaborated with Clover Park Technical College who created activities for two
We set out on the morning of October 17th heading toward the inevitable heavy traffic of Seattle to get to our destination, which was Blink UX. A Seattle user experience company offering its clients research, design and implementation services to
We had a great field trip to Microsoft on April 27th! 17 young women from GK attended along with others from Bethel, Challenger and Spanaway Lake HS. We were greeted by a Microsoft host and employee of 20 years. The
Last week, thirty girls from our district high schools attended a tour and “Job Shadow” day at a company called Bit Titan. They are a small cloud provider company that started in 2007 with MigrationWiz, a tool to make cloud
This event is followed up with field trips to Microsoft, Bit Titan, and Boeing for more career exploration opportunities for students. Presenters from left to right: Brenda Rogers, Bethel School District School Board Director Raelene Sanders, Project Manager, Insight