The founders and staff of Interface Web School are extremely excited to announce that the assets of Interface have been acquired by AIM! Check out all the details and what this means for the Omaha tech community in this press release:
Omaha, Neb. (Jan. 24, 2017)—AIM, a not-for-profit organization that attracts, inspires and supports tech talent to ensure a world-class tech workforce for the region, has acquired the assets of Interface Web School. Co-founder of Interface Web School, Shonna Dorsey, has joined AIM as Vice President of Fundraising and Community Development.
“Interface Web School creates for AIM another strong link in our tech talent pipeline to help establish Omaha as a leading tech hub,” said AIM President and CEO Dr. Kandace Miller. “The school brings to AIM another educational component that helps attract and train people to connect them with technology jobs.”
Interface Web School has established itself as a go-to for individuals seeking a tech education. Through practical training to meet the demands of job seekers and employers in today’s job market, Interface Web School offers students an immersive learning program led by industry experts and a professional network that connects students and businesses throughout the Midwest.
“AIM and Interface Web School will continue to strengthen Omaha as a tech hub. The synergy between these two organizations will provide even more opportunities for students and employers in the metro area,” said Chris Russell, AIM board member and Operations Director for Google in Council Bluffs.
“The curriculum that Interface Web School has built to train our next tech leaders is top-notch. I am looking forward to the endless possibilities the future holds with AIM,” said Brad Masterson, AIM board member and Vice President of Technology at First Data Corporation.
Shonna Dorsey will further her work and passion towards building a robust tech community in her new role at AIM.
“Shonna brings to AIM a strong emphasis on collaboration and the innovative thinking that maintaining a world-class tech talent ecosystem demands,” said Dr. Miller. “Shonna is an ambitious entrepreneur, passionate about inspiring the tech workforce and, most importantly, dedicated to changing lives through technology. We look forward to her influential presence in furthering the AIM mission of building thriving communities.”
“I am honored to be joining AIM,” said Dorsey. “I am wholeheartedly committed to AIM’s mission and to providing more opportunities to grow, connect and inspire tech talent. I look forward to continuing the excellence and innovation that AIM represents.”
For the past 25 years, AIM has served the region as an innovative not-for-profit community organization that grows, connects and inspires the tech talent ecosystem to ensure a thriving pipeline and brilliant workforce. AIM engages with community partners to provide life-changing programs, develop tech skills and connect people to amazing careers. More information about AIM is available at aimforbrilliance.org.