For women looking to break into the tech field, the prospect of entering such a male-dominated industry can be daunting. Luckily, Innovate Birmingham is providing candidates with the skills and confidence they need to make their mark on the Birmingham tech industry. Here’s what five female graduates & candidates have to say about their experience with Innovate Birmingham.
One of the key tools to fight COVID-19 and slow its spread is right in your pocket. Developed by UAB experts in partnership with the Alabama Department of Health and available for iPhone and Android devices, the GuideSafe™ Exposure Notification App is a simple way you can help fight COVID-19 in Alabama.
October is National Manufacturing Month, and we all know Birmingham has deep ties to industry. We caught up with one of the world’s leading makers of some of our most essential items. Check out how Georgia-Pacific is supporting our households and our workforce through manufacturing.
Whether you’re a contractor, a business owner, a homeowner or just an average citizen, permits are a part of life. Gone are the days of cumbersome paperwork and trips to the courthouse—Jefferson County is going digital. Here’s what you need to know.
October may be the month we see pink everywhere we go, but this local organization is fighting for a cure 365 days a year. Get to know the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama and learn all the ways you can get involved today.
You don’t hear a ton of scary stories involving AFib. For good reason—it’s quite common, and these days, it’s treatable. That is, if you know how to identify it. We caught up with a Birmingham specialist to get his best health tips for the heart. Check it out!
Birmingham’s history has deep roots in iron and steel. At its founding in 1871, two rail lines crossed near one of the world’s richest deposits of minerals—and thus our Magic City was born. Plenty of Birmingham residents are still working with iron and steel today. You can try it for yourself!
Our Birmingham nonprofits are constantly rising to meet the needs of our community, and 2020 has brought more needs than ever. These 3 local organizations are stepping up to the plate, and you can, too. Here’s how.
Chefs Tyler & Jennifer Lyne recently moved to Birmingham from New York City where they worked at Michelin-rated restaurants with some of the best chefs in the world. They’re hosting an intimate dinner party every Saturday in Hoover, and you can join. Here’s how.
Calling all Alabama entrepreneurs! The fourth Alabama Launchpad competition of 2020 is almost here. The team at Alabama Launchpad has extended the deadline for applications until September 14th at 5PM, so don’t wait—fill out your application today.
Imagine a designated space where you can think creatively and develop new ideas to make your dreams become a reality. Through a partnership with The YARD and Vulcan Materials Company, students at Alabama A&M University are the first of many Historically Black Colleges and Universities to have just that with an all-new Dream Space. Check it out.
Hartselle, Alabama native Taylor Nelson wanted to move up in his career—so he made it happen. We learned how he did it, and now we get to share that insight and advice with you. Follow Taylor’s lead and take your career into your own hands with the Alabama EMBA Program.
Reignite Alabama, the 3rd Alabama Launchpad competition of 2020, aims to specifically address the new challenges posed by COVID-19 that affect both Alabama and the country. We took a closer look at 7 of the 14 participating startups that will be competing for a portion of $75K in funding at Reignite Alabama.
As concern for our environment continues to grow, many companies are taking important steps towards more sustainable practices. With household names like Apple, Google and Nike at the forefront, we’re taking a look at three Birmingham companies working towards carbon neutrality.
With our “new normal” of COVID-19, we’ve had to face many new challenges. Reignite Alabama, the 3rd Alabama Launchpad competition of 2020, aims to specifically address these challenges affecting both Alabama and the country. We took a closer look at 7 of the 14 participating startups that will be competing for a portion of $75K in funding at Reignite Alabama.