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Carrie Goetz

Carrie Goetz, Principal/CEO, StrategITcom
and Author of Jumpstart Your Career in Data Centers

Bridging the Data Talent Divide with
On-ramps

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 | 7 PM ET

Spread the word to high school seniors, college students or anyone looking to change careers.

The data center industry is poised to be one of the single most diverse industries that exist. According to a recent study, the data center industry will need over 300,000 new resources by 2025. This presentation will discuss the many onramps into the industry for all skill levels. In order to go beyond the hire to thriving in the industry, it pays to understand the ecosystem, the resources and ongoing support after you are hired. We will discuss internships, scholarship funding, and other resources to jumpstart your career.

About Carrie’s Book:
The mission critical industry is in need of people with critical skills. Discover the possibilities including pathways into the industry and types of jobs.

This peer-reviewed book bridges the gap between IT and facilities. It takes a holistic approach to explaining mission-critical data centers, from site selection to the cloud and all things between.

Jumpstart Your Career Book
Syska Hennessy and Texas A&M

Data Center 101 Presentation
Thursday, February 16

Syska Hennessy Group will present Data Center 101 to Architectural Engineering students at Texas A&M University.

Silicon Prairie Chapter Logo

Speed Networking and Data Center Tour
Wednesday, March 22

Students from Ft. Calhoun High School in Nebraska will be Speed Networking with data center professionals follow by a data center tour.

PCX and Hubbell Logo

Networking and Data Center Tour
Wednesday, March 22

PCX Corporation will welcome students from universities and technical community colleges to attend a networking session, tour of their facility and insight from various teams.

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Cloud Run Event

2023 Cloud Run  5.99999K

Saturday, March 25

In honor of International Data Center Day, the 7×24 DC Chapter is hosting a huge welcome event for our local community and the data center industry.  Not only will you and your children enjoy a 5.99999k run/walk and 1 mile fun run around “Data Center Alley”, you can explore Data Center Coalitions’ Data Center Discovery Zone!

Dulles South Soup Kitchen Logo

Proceeds of this race will benefit Dulles South Soup Kitchen and the 7×24 Exchange DC Chapter Scholarship Fund.

Clay Shooting Event Flyer

International Data Center Day Clay Shoot

Monday, March 27

Join the 7×24 Exchange Central Texas Chapter for this event in celebration of International Data Center Day.

More details coming soon.

Need Ideas for Your Event?

There are many ways to participate …

  • Power of One
  • Data Center Connection
  • Host a Virtual Tour of your data Center
  • Become a Sponsor
  • Post a banner on your site or social media
  • Proclamation declaration

Social Media

Be sure to show your support for International Data Center Day through Social Media. Don’t forget to tag us using #Intldatacenterday

Did You Know?

More data has been shared online in the past 2 years than all of previous human history!

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