Avaya Inc. is a privately held telecommunications company that specializes in enterprise telephony and call center technology. The corporation became an NCWIT Investment Partner in 2004. With many women in senior leadership positions, Avaya is well-known for its tradition of supporting diversity and excellence. NCWIT also is grateful for Avaya's early involvement to support women and girls in technology.
Pfizer is the world's largest research-based biomedical and pharmaceutical company that has been an Investment Partner of NCWIT since 2006. Pfizer is a sponsor of the K-12 alliance.
Pfizer seeks to promote high-quality, innovative science education by helping to raise the standards of scientific literacy for students, expanding the collection of future scientists, improving the quality of the workforce in a high-tech environment, and offering opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds.
Merck's products cover a broad range of areas, including heart and respiratory health, infectious diseases, sun care and women's health. And they focus their research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancer - while building strengths in new areas like biologics. While they work to develop innovative therapies, they also work hard to make sure they're affordable. Merck sponsors NCWIT's Counselors for Computing (C4C) program.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leader in creating engaged, connected, media environments supported by the development and delivery of key media technologies. Turner is committed to fairness and inclusion, values a diverse workplace and supports community outreach and involvement. Turner's funding for NCWIT consists of media support to extend the quality and breadth of NCWIT's video library, and program support for the NCWIT Entrepreneurial Alliance and the Symons Innovator Award.
AT&T's 133-year history of innovation is a story about people from all walks of life and all kinds of backgrounds coming together to improve the human condition. It is their diversity, coupled with an inclusive culture that welcomes all points of view - which makes them who they are: a great place to work, a desired business partner and a committed member of the communities they serve. "A diverse workforce and inclusive culture are essential to AT&T. They allow us to attract and retain the best and the brightest to develop the most innovative products and solutions to meet our customers' needs." -Randall Stephenson, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. AT&T sponsors the NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award and the Aspirations in Computing Educator Award.
Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength - quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology - is at the core of everything it does. With over 15,000 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Bloomberg is proud to support NCWIT Aspirations in Computing.
An interest in changing the image and stereotypes of information technology and the people who "do IT" has been the motivation for HP's support. HP recognizes the important role that image plays in attracting and retaining top talent in IT professions and fields of study. NCWIT is also grateful to HP for its angel investment in NCWIT's mission.