Podcast 1743: MCWT Gen Z Web Design Hotshots, MCWT, Shop Safe and Facebook Death Threat

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Show Notes

Hour 1

Winners: MCWT Foundation
2017 Website Design Competition for
Middle  School & High School Girls


Today we are joined by a group of very talented young women (Gen Z) who won the Michigan  Council of Women in Technology Website Design 2017 Competition. Our guests include:

Jamie Fu – 1st place high school advanced category – Novi High School
Sonia Bhakkad – 2nd place high school advanced category – Plymouth High School
Haneen Alaouie – 2nd place high school beginner category – Dearborn Center for Math, Science & Technology High School

These three young ladies represent a much larger group of young women who are excited about technology.  They have been encouraged to endure in their efforts by mentors, teachers and parents alike. The fruit of their labors can be see at a special page designed to show off their work. Click here to visit the site.

Chris Rydzewski, Executive Director of MCWT also joins the girls as she explains the organizations emphasis on mentoring these young women. Chris will also give us an overview of the up coming events.


Listen to MCWT Web Design Winners


MCWT Web Design Winners (L-R)

Haneen Alaouie, Sonia Bhakkad and Jamie Fu with Chris Rydzewski and Foster Braun

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MiTechNews Headlines for Dec. 16, 2017

American Center For Mobility Now Open For The Business Of Making Michigan Driverless Car Capitol Of The World

ITC Lighting Up Electric Transmission Towers For Holiday Season

CES 2018: Three Big Trends With A Tiny Thing In Common

Listen to MiTechNews 12_16_17

Listen to Mike Brennan and Matt Roush on their podcast: M2 TechCast, live, Mondays at 3PM on PodcastDetroit Network.

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Show Notes:

Hour 2

The second hour of our show is a roundtable discussion of today’s top tech topics. This week we will features from a couple of our veteran listeners:

Listen to Hour 2 Roundtable

Ben Carpenter, our gentleman farmer from Adrian, MI will tell us about Safe Shop, a special online security feature from Bank of America.


Listen to Ben Carpenter Shop Safe




Paul Amici formerly of Harbor Beach, MI calls from another beach town (Houston, TX) to tell us the cautionary tale of a death threat hoax on Facebook

 Listen to Paul Amici Facebook Death Threat


We still want your questions for this hour!

If you are listening over the Townsquare Media Network or to our Podcasts (subscribe through iTunes) send us an email.  Today the whole crew is back in the studio with a full dock of topics to talk about during the second hour.
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