Efforts to increase and support the ranks of women in technology jobs are emerging in Indianapolis and helping put a spotlight on gender imbalance in the industry.
Founder of RepuCare, a 200-employee medical staffing company, Billie Dragoo has become one of central Indiana’s most fervent advocates for women. She’s a past CEO and board chairwoman of the National Association of Women Business Owners and co-founder of the Indiana Conference for Women.
In January, Kristin Eilenberg launched Lodestone Insights and has built up a team of 15 people feeding a searchable, sortable database of more than 4,100 conferences around the world.
Startups that tap the so-called gig economy, including ride-hailing powerhouse Uber Technologies Inc., have mostly targeted consumers. But a former Salesforce.com employee has launched one aimed at businesses—and she’s off to a solid start.
Recent research has found that high-growth startups with women on their management teams outperform those with all-male teams—a discovery that has spurred several central Indiana organizations to step up efforts to boost gender diversity.
Just Pop In, which has been a fixture on Guilford Avenue since 2003, will consolidate the store with kitchen and packaging operations a few blocks north as part of a major construction project.
Lauren Bailey, 24, the town’s first director of planning, is responsible for envisioning what the fastest-growing community in the state could look like in five to 10 years.
Kelly Huntington, president and CEO of Indianapolis Power & Light Co., has stepped down to become senior vice president of enterprise strategy at OneAmerica Financial Partners Inc., the companies announced Thursday.
Indiana might not seem like fertile ground for growing socially responsible companies, but a new state law, coupled with local interest in national certification services for such firms, is tilling the field.
Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing’s first one-two IndyCar finish could put Sarah Fisher in a position to take her team to a new level.
Duke Energy Indiana has filled its president’s position from within, elevating Melody Birmingham-Byrd to the electricity provider’s top spot.
Julie Bombacino developed a nutritional food blend for her disabled son that’s now turned into a full-fledged business producing packets for people who need feeding tubes to eat.
Vasiliki ‘Vicki’ Keramida isn’t big on multitasking. A nationally recognized environmental engineering expert, she believes the only way to find innovative solutions to a Big Problem is to give it your undivided attention.
Karen Jensen and Mina Starsiak, owners of Two Chicks and a Hammer, will be featured in a TV pilot airing Monday on the network. They could parlay the appearance into a 12-episode season.