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Indianapolis Innovation

Indianapolis experienced an economic explosion during the Industrial Era.

Some would even say the city’s automobile success stacked up with “Motor City” Detroit.

Whether you agree with that stance or not, one thing is for certain: Indianapolis was and still is a hub for engineering and innovation. With a second economic boom on its way to Indy, these professional organizations look to clear a path to facilitate its growth.

Participants at the Indy Women in tech event in Indianapolis.

Indy Women in Tech (IWiT)

In 2017, IWiT formed to inspire women and girls of all ages to pursue STEM-related employment in Indiana.

Each year, Indy Women in Tech hosts the IWiT Championship to uplift golf, STEM education, and women’s empowerment.

Cars are shown racing on the Indy Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.

Indy Motor Speedway

The Indy Motor Speedway track has always had a major economic impact on the city of Indianapolis.

Now, it plans to continue to grow its financial impact by using its facilities to attract engineers and STEM investment.

Indianapolis Colts players are shown performing community service in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Colts

In short, professional sports organizations are clearing a path both figuratively and literally.

And the work in the Midwestern metro isn’t easy.

Each week, the Indianapolis Colts’ players spend their only off-day doing manual community service throughout the city of Indianapolis.

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