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Aspirations in Computing – 2023 Award Recipients

Our very own long-time board member Darwin Kovacs, alongside Tracey Cournoyer (VP, CIO of Travelers Bond and Specialty Insurance), presented honors and recognitions at the 2023 NCWIT Connecticut Aspirations in Computing Award to 120 high school students and 4 educators on May 22, 2023 at Travelers Claim University.

SIM 2023 Scholarship Recipient

Amanda D'oleo
Great Path Academy
Amanda is a graduate of Great Path Academy and will attend the University of Connecticut with plans to major in Astronomy.  She achieved High Honors in each of her four years in high school and was the Salutatorian of the Class of 2023.  Amanda “… loves the STEM field and is very passionate about space and the stars.”

SIM 2023 Scholarship Recipient

Rihana Foote
Sport and Medical Sciences Academy

Rihana is a graduate of Sport and Medical Sciences Academy and will attend the University of Connecticut to major in Chemical Engineering and Robotics. She achieved High Honors and is a member of the National Honor Society. She is interested in Robot Assisted Learning (RAL) to help children on the Autism Spectrum build communication, cognitive and behavioral skills.

Info-Tech Partnership and Membership Benefits

To provide additional resources for our members, we have formed a new Partnership with Info-Tech Research Group. Through this relationship, Info-Tech is offering our community complimentary access to specific research and services across a wide range of topics as an additional benefit to members across our community. Info-Tech Research Group produces unbiased and highly relevant research to help CIOs and IT leaders make strategic, timely, and well-informed decisions. Partnering closely with your IT teams, they provide everything from actionable tools to analyst guidance.

SIM CT members now have access to the following:

  • Select Research Blueprints –Released Monthly
  • One Business Vision Diagnostic –Annually
  • Access to Info-Tech Webinars
  • Purchasing Incentives on Info-Tech Memberships

If you have not yet signed up for these benefits, explore these new complimentary resources for your team here.

Emerging Leader Development

Announcing SIM’s newest leadership development offering … the Emerging Leader Development (ELD) training program for first-time leaders in our Chapter members’ companies.  This new program is 100% online and 100% self-paced, providing a baseline foundation/orientation of leadership-related skills.  Learn more and register now at the ELD website!