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October 20, 2017

Strategic partners meet in Bluefield to discuss opportunity

By CHARLIE BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph   BLUEFIELD — Partners in the City of Bluefield’s Commercialization Station project met for a summit Thursday afternoon at the Bluefield Arts Center. The station is a facet of the city’s CREATE (Creating Resilient Economies by Assisting Transforming Entrepreneurs) Opportunity initiative, bringing in a network of strategic partners working together […]

August 28, 2017

New WV Defense Industry Alliance Website Launches

NEWS RELEASE August 24, 2017 Contact:  Anne Barth, (304) 444-2918 CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The West Virginia Defense Industry Alliance, developed with the goal of facilitating job and economic growth for state vendors involved in the defense industry, has launched its online platform at The website showcases information about the historical and current roles that […]

May 18, 2017

TechConnect compiles statewide listing of business incubators and accelerators

    By JIM ROSS TechConnect West Virginia has developed a comprehensive listing of active business incubators and accelerators located throughout West Virginia. “Personal, hands-on assistance for starting or growing a business in the Mountain State can be secured through at least 23 incubators and accelerators across the state”, said Anne Barth, executive director […]

April 28, 2016

Barth appointed to Science and Research Council

Charleston, W.Va. — Anne Barth, executive director of TechConnect West Virginia, has been selected by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to serve on the Science & Research Council of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.  Barth will serve a term ending June 30, 2019. The Science & Research Council works to increase the capacity of […]

October 31, 2014

Nikki Bowman–Before You Sit Down to Write, You Have to Stand Up and Live

Nikki Bowman, President & CEO of New South Media, addressed the 2014 Women & Technology Conference on October 16, 2014 On her way to the Women & Technology Conference, expert multi-tasker Nikki Bowman stopped to explore an historic cemetery for a future edition of her flagship publication, West Virginia Living.  She parked her stylish heels […]

October 30, 2014

If You Want to Close the Gender Pay Gap, Steer More Women to STEM

Column in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, October 12, 2014 Anne Barth, Executive Director, TechConnectWV Several recent news reports about the gender pay gap, both in West Virginia and nationally, are cause for concern.  In 2013, among full-time, year-round workers, women were paid 78 percent of what men were paid.  This is across all occupations and in […]