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Demystifying Technology: A Pathway to a Career You’ll Love


Aug 24 2022


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Kiln @ Lehi, UT
2701 N Thanksgiving Way #100, Lehi, UT 84043


Tara Spalding


Tara Spalding

Tara Spalding Managing Director, BoomStartup Accelerator Tara Spalding is Managing Director of BoomStartup Accelerator. BoomStartup is an accelerator and mentorship-driven angel-stage investment program for startups. It operates as an online technology-driven accelerator, providing entrepreneurs a custom business plan including business maturity guidance, investment preparation, and capital structuring relevant to growth, and investment strategies as well as a curated marketplace for services. Tara is also the founder of Hen House Ventures, an early stage incubator that helps tech companies rapidly scale when entering massive markets, and is also on the board of trustees for Tara is the recipient of the 2020 Utah Business 30 Women to Watch award. Tara began her high-tech career in Silicon Valley when she taught herself to code software and became the first employee, and eventually VP of marketing at industry leader, SugarCRM. Her Silicon Valley experience included roles as CMO at GroundWork Open Source, VP marketing at Magnet Systems, and co-founder and CPO at BenchPick. Tara received her bachelors from University of Colorado, Boulder.




About this event

This live, in-person networking and educational panel session is sponsored by V School, Meta, and Sustainable Startups. It highlights the exciting educational opportunities, scholarships, and meetups designed to accelerate your career in tech!

This is also a very helpful opportunity for non-technical founders to learn about helpful coding education so you are more savvy when it comes to product design and development.

Demystifying Technology: A Pathway to a Career You’ll Love


  • Jordyn Gleason, UX Designer at DOMO
  • Tara Spalding, Managing Director at BoomStartup Accelerator

They will cover challenging and exciting questions about their unique paths to a career in tech. 

Wednesday, August 24, 7pm – 8:30pm

Kiln, @ Lehi, Utah

Salsa Queen will be providing their famous gourmet salsas with other drinks and snacks.

Participants are welcome to apply for one full-ride Coding or UX/UI Design Scholarship (21K in value). Additionally, they will automatically receive a partial $4K scholarship for Web Development or UI/UX simply for attending the event.

Ticketing Fees:

$0 but MUST REGISTER before attending.