STEM Conference

American students lag behind those in many other advanced industrial nations in math and science education. On the most recent Program for International Student Assessment, the U.S. placed 35th out of 64 countries in math and 27th in science. Additionally, there’s a sharp gender divide in STEM fields. According to the Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Survey, women comprise 48 …

Interview with Dilpreet Bhatia

Dilpreet BhatiaDirector of technology, Asurion Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I moved to Nashville in January 2014 from Dallas to start my tenure at Asurion working on the technology product team. Q: What is your favorite thing about Nashville? A: Nashville has a perfect blend of a metropolitan city with vibrant energy and culture with amazing …

Punctuate

Sometimes, an extra burst of innovation can make all the difference. If you’re in need of a dose of ideas for jump-starting your personal and professional life, 12th & Broad’s June 5 ‘Punctuate!’ event may be for you. Punctuate! is a one-day lab designed to give you inspiration and tactics to approach work and life with more creativity, collaboration and …

Interview with Jon White

Jon WhiteSenior network engineer, Corizon Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: My wife and I moved to Nashville in May of 2011 from the New Orleans area. We had some family move here a few years before, and after visiting them a couple of times, we got to see firsthand why they moved. Bottom line: It is …

Interview with Erik Rosenquist

Erik RosenquistTechnical analyst II, Corizon Health Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I moved to Nashville in 1996 from California. My family had moved the previous year and loved Nashville, so I decided to join them. Q: How are you connected to the tech community in Nashville?A: The technology community is huge in Nashville, yet at the …