Podcast 1436 Sept. 6, 2014: Step IT Up America Graduates & GIV Mobile Charity

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Step “IT” Up America-– Graduation Time!

On July 12, 2014  a group of IT professonal women joined us in studio to talk about Step IT Up America. Detroit, a program to recruit minority women for careers in IT through internships and training.   This week we welcome them back to talk about their experience. 

Myra Ford Jenkinsmyra-ford-jenkinsMyra Ford Jenkins MSA, Detroit Account Manager, Step IT Up America, UST Global describes this unique program designed to put minority women to work in IT.  Joining her in studio are:

For more information call (949) 371-4372 /email myra.ford@ust-global.com

Sheila3Sheila F. PettawayStep IT Up America Coach for Detroit. Following a career in the Navy, she is working with women in the program in Motown.



Monique ClevelandMonique Cleveland, Detroit native participant in Step IT Up America and looking forward to her first job in IT.


Jenae ConleyJenae Conley is a Detroiter who is also an Academic Intern with Step IT Up America: Detroit

Find out more about Step IT Up America

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No Contract Cell Phone and Your Favorite Charity

AshleyMontvidasAshley Montvidas Marketing & Social Media Coordinator at GIV Mobile shares details about an incredible cell phone plan and opportunity to help your favorite charity.

GIV Mobile Southeast Michigan Contest

GIV Mobile’s local contest ending September 13, 2014 that benefits local Detroit charity chapters such as the American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Chapter, Ronald McDonald House of Southeastern Michigan, and the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Michigan Chapter.

Michiganders state-wide can enter to win a $200 donation to the GIV charity of their choice, a FREE Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone and three months of GIV Mobile’s “Unlimited Everything” service by simply visiting: http://bit.ly/1pp5WjE and sharing how they GIV back to their community or which GIV charity they would support and why.

GIV Mobile just launched a FREE Android powered smartphone giveaway and four new plans, now with LTE, starting at $29/month for unlimited talk, text and data.

GIV Mobile is the first consumer conscious, no-contract service dedicated to giving 8% of a monthly Unlimited Everything Plan (starting at $29/month) to a non-profit charity of the customer’s choice. Utilizing the 4G LTE network of T-Mobile USA, Inc. GIV Mobile’s four affordable “Unlimited Everything” no-contract plans allow users to have fast and reliable connections from nearly anywhere in the U.S.

Click Here to Listen to GIV Mobile

MiTechNews Headlines

Mike BrennanMike Brennan, Editor and Host of MiTechNews

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Hour 2

Answering Listener Questions:

Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Foster Braun

Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Foster Braun

 Click Here to Listen to Hour 2 Q & A 9-6-14

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