Local high school seniors to get a jump on future careers in tech with Greater Nashville Technology Council, Bridgestone, and Accenture
Written by: zapier | Posted Apr 12, 2024

Posted by: Nashville Technology Council
from: Local high school seniors to get a jump on future careers in tech with Greater Nashville Technology Council, Bridgestone, and Accenture

Via Bridgestone Americas: Nashville, TENN. (April 11, 2024) – On Wednesday, April 10, a group of 60 high schoolers from throughout the Metro Nashville area and surrounding counties (Gibson County, Holloway, John Overton, Ravenwood, and Renaissance High Schools) had the chance to learn more about careers in IT at the Day of Tech, hosted by Bridgestone, Accenture, and the Greater Nashville Technology Council at the Bridgestone Americas headquarters in downtown Nashville. 

The students selected to attend are taking high-level computer science, cyber security, and coding classes with an expressed interest in technology careers. They got to meet and hear from tech executives and professionals, ask questions, and learn about exciting paths to follow in the tech world and get the scoop on the latest tech trends as they see firsthand some of the technologies currently shaping our future, such as virtual reality, cyber security, and more. 

What:  Day of Tech 

When: Wednesday, April 10, from 9 am – 1 pm   

Where: 14th floor cafeteria, Bridgestone Tower, 200 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Who:  Local high school seniors from Metro Nashville and surrounding counties

About Bridgestone Americas, Inc.: Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S.-based subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in tires and rubber, building on its expertise to provide solutions for safe and sustainable mobility. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Americas employs more than 50,000 people across its worldwide operations. Bridgestone offers a diverse product portfolio of premium tires and advanced solutions backed by innovative technologies, improving the way people around the world move, live, work and play.

About Accenture: Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Song — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 721,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

About Nashville Technology Council: The Greater Nashville Technology Council is the catalyst for creating America’s premiere collaborative and innovative tech community. The NTC strives to be the pre-eminent technology council and the leading voice and advocate for the growth of Middle Tennessee’s $8 billion tech ecosystem. Our mission is to advance the diverse technology ecosystem by connecting and promoting members, attracting, growing and retaining tech talent, and providing opportunities to reinvest in the Greater Nashville community. Visit us at www.technologycouncil.com.

submitted by: Luke Duncan