Science Foundation Arizona Archives

Women to watch in healthcare, energy, aerospace and technology

by in Energy | Featured | Tech | Women In Business

Here are some of the the Arizona innnovators who Az Business magazine thinks will be making waves in healthcare, energy, aerospace and technology in 2013: Ruth Carter Owner, Carter Law Firm Her background: After graduating from ASU Law School in 2011, she opened her own law firm in January 2012 and focused her practice… Read More →

Science Foundation releases 5-year plan to strengthen STEM education

by in Business News | Education | Tech

Ask any leader of a technology company in Arizona what their biggest hurdles are and there is always one common challenge: finding enough homegrown qualified workers to fill their needs. “Arizona is transitioning to an economy that is increasingly dependent upon a knowledge-based workforce,” said Steve Sanghi, CEO of Microchip in Chandler. “Out No. 1… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority Aims To Bolster The Business Environment

Arizona Commerce Authority - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Workforce

The new kid on Arizona’s economic development scene is poised to shake things up. The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), a public/private entity, is not merely a name change, a rebranding of the Arizona Department of Commerce that over the years received its share of praise and an increasing level of criticism. And it’s not just… Read More →

Who to Watch ‘O7

Photography by Mark Peterman

Who to Watch 2007 These seven individuals will undoubtedly make headlines in 2007. Enjoy this sneak peak of the Class of ’07.   William Harris, Science Foundation Arizona When you enter Dr. William Harris’ office, something other than science jumps out at you. Photographs of Harris with state leaders like President George W. Bush… Read More →