Showing the Real World of IT to Ohio's Girls

Interhack founder Matt Curtin will discuss careers in technology for girls in grades 7-10 at the We Are IT event at Edison Community College in Piqua, Ohio.

Interhack founder Matt Curtin will be joining the “We Are IT” conference for area girls in Jr. High and High school who have expressed an interest careers in information technology.

Curtin will be presenting sessions on cryptography and forensic computing. He'll also be a “lunch buddy,” sitting and chatting over lunch with some of the attendees, answering their questions and helping them to understand just what it means to work in technology, balancing the demands of the projects at hand, personal development, and time for friends and family.

The pilot program will be held at Edison Community College on October 6. Around the state, a variety of other sites will hold the We Are IT event on November 17. Curtin will appear at the Columbus State Community College event.

About We Are IT

We Are IT is a state-wide, multi-site event for girls interested in information technology. Individual regional conferences offering information about the benefits for young women in IT-related fields.

The event is presented in conjunction with the Ohio IT Business Advisory Network and the Office of Career-Technical and Adult Education, Ohio Department of Education.

About Interhack

Interhack is a pioneering professional services firm, active in security and privacy research, with a forensic computing practice that has been involved in cutting-edge litigation on electronic privacy matters.