March 7 M2 TechCast Features Women In Tech

FERNDALE – Kathleen Norton-Schock, one of the three IT professionals who run the Diva Tech Talk podcast, returns for another appearance on the M2 TechCast Monday, March 7. She’ll bring with her Monica Wheat, founder and executive director of Digerati Girls/Digerati Kids. Also on the show will be Rachele Downs, vice president for entrepreneurial strategies for Inforum. She brings with her Inforum President and CEO Terry Barclay, to help celebrate International Women’s Month in March.

The M2 TechCast is hosted by Mike Brennan, owner of Michigan Technology News and its tech news website,, and Matt Roush, news bureau director at Lawrence Technological University and editor of

Digerati Girls creates programs to increase the number of women, young girls and kids pursuing digital careers. Digerati Girls is also the partner and affiliate for Michigan with, which offers computer science training for K-12 teachers throughout the region. Monica will be discussing all the latest progress made by her organization. Included will be its connection with Detroit Start-Up Week.

inGAGE is Inforum’s strategy to position Michigan as the Midwest hub for high-tech women entrepreneurs.  The approach delivers programs to increase the number of women angel investors in Michigan; provides women access to our network of investors and advisers, guides women through the process of commercializing technology, and assists emerging second-stage companies in identifying and seizing new market opportunities enabling them to scale.

“We’re really excited to be a part of the M2 Tech Cast,” Downs said. “We believe it’s critically important to elevate and celebrate new and different stories about Michigan women entrepreneurs.” 

You can listen to M2 TechCast live at 3 p.m. Eastern time Mondays at

Shortly after its live airing, the show is broken into segments and available on demand at

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