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Episode 16: Kodable & KidTech Summit
Both Kodable and the KidTech Summit involve Grechen Huebner, and in this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with Grechen about her efforts to increase enthusiasm for STEM in Kentucky and expose students to just how empowering it is to learn programming.
Episode 15: IF Lexington
IF Lexington is happening this Thursday and Friday (March 7 & 8) at the Locust Trace AgriScience Farm in Lexington. Thursday's session is a student-only event while Friday is open to the public. In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with IF Lexington curator Kent Lewis about how the idea for a Lexington-based event came about and why events like IF Lexington are vital to Kentucky's future.
Episode 14: Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs
In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with Executive Director Laurie Daugherty about the Governor's School for Entrepreneurs and its potential for improving Kentucky's economic outlook.
Episode 13: Jacob Gable, Software Developer
On this episode of the Innovation Update, Jacob Gable – a senior software developer for Sprout Social and a WKU grad – talks about computer science and how students can grow their own passion for the subject.
Episode 12: Districts of Innovation
In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with David Cook – Director of Innovation at the Kentucky Department of Education – and Gary Houchens, an associate professor at Western Kentucky University, about the new Districts of Innovation program.
Episode 11: Discover Tech Engineering Exhibit
In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with Martha Nell Thomas, outreach coordinator for the Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library, about the work that went into securing Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference exhibit and what the benefits are for those who choose to attend.