TechPoint receives $750,000 from Microsoft Philanthropies to help career-changing adults access tech jobs in Indiana

2022-05-11T07:12:43-04:00May 11, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS — May 11, 2022 — For almost a decade, TechPoint has been connecting Indiana tech employers with tech- and business-skilled talent, particularly through its Xtern program, which serves up top college students for internships and jobs. Armed with a three-year, $750,000 grant from Microsoft Philanthropies, TechPoint will expand its impact by creating new tech career pathways for upskilling and career-changing adults. “Indiana must meet our sector’s growing demand for new tech workers with greater participation from traditionally underrepresented groups, particularly from a gender and racial diversity perspective,” said TechPoint President and CEO Mike Langellier. “This funding will help us reach our goal of exponentially growing the Indiana tech workforce in an inclusive way by helping people get the skills they need to step into tech careers that can dramatically improve their lives, and the lives of their families.” “Everyone [...]