RA Attends Pfizer’s BT4G Event

RA Attends Pfizer’s BT4G Event
Posted on 11/15/2018
BT4G Presentation

Collegeville, PA -- On Thursday, November 14th, ten young women from Renaissance Academy in grades 9-12 participated in a BT4G (Business Technology for Girls) event through Pfizer’s Business Technology (BT) team based in Collegeville.

The goals of the event were to raise awareness of the opportunities for women in Information Technology (IT) and the paths to get there, to build brand awareness of Pfizer* as a technology leader and to educate young women on how Pfizer uses technology to help patients. The ultimate objective is to close the gender gap currently seen in technology-related careers.

The Lady Knights enjoyed an interactive day of information, speakers, hands-on demos and more, surrounding Business Technology with a focus on cybersecurity. There are plans for a future event geared toward middle school girls from grades 5-8 which will be held in the spring of 2018.

*Pfizer Inc. is an American pharmaceutical corporation which is considered one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. The corporation’s official mission/purpose is “to be the premier, innovative biopharmaceutical company and bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

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