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March 19, 2018

Isabel Vance and Anne Barth: Generational collaboration key to state’s future

High school senior Isabel Vance recently joined Anne Barth of TechConnect West Virginia for three days of “job-shadowing” to learn more about what an executive director of a nonprofit organization does each day. Isabel and Anne were matched by a mutual friend who co-founded a tech company in Huntington in 2016 – Lee Farabaugh of […]

March 19, 2018

Collaboration across generations key to W.Va.’s brighter future

  Barth: If you ever have a chance to participate in a job-shadowing program, do it! When asked to host Isabel, I saw it as an opportunity to mentor a young person and help guide her career development. What I didn’t expect was to be mentored by her, too. But that’s exactly what happened. Spending […]

March 6, 2018

Legislation would create fund, matching programs for small business and research

by Conor Griffith STAFF WRITER Del. Moore Capito, R-Kanawha, right, is the lead sponsor of House Bills 4544 and 4558. by Conor Griffith STAFF WRITER   MORGANTOWN — Two pieces of legislation aim to diversify West Virginia’s economy — one by providing entrepreneurs with access to additional capital, the other by incentivizing research and development […]