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  • Status
    Not yet started
    Quincy Brown

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 1, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    Bowie State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Bowie
    State
    MD
    Additional Activity Info
    Encourage young women to apply for MD Aspirations Awards.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Outreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    David Walter

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 31, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    April 30, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a one day "Computing Day" event where high school students of all backgrounds can participate, rather than the few students that currently participate in events like high school programming contests.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia State University
    Department
    Mathematics & Computer Science
    City
    Petersburg
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    Collaborate with regional & high school activities.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Fay Cobb Payton

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To support 5-7 students (undergrad & grad) for research experiences for 1 year & beyond.

    Meta

    Organization
    North Carolina State University
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Raleigh
    State
    NC
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Mihaela Sabin

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    September 15, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    To recruit girls in the computing & engineering programs in the division of Science & Technology, UNH Manchester, University of New Hampshire and double current women enrollments by 2016.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of New Hampshire
    Department
    Computing Technology
    City
    Manchester
    State
    NH
    Additional Activity Info
    - Summer camps for middle school and high school girls - Professional development for high school teachers in New Hampshire - Girls Technology Day: State-wide event in March
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachEvaluating
  • Status
    In progress
    Martha Crosby

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    March 30, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 30, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Hawaii - Manoa
    Department
    Information & Computer Sciences
    City
    Honolulu
    State
    HI
    Additional Activity Info
    Host a celebration for Award Affiliate.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Nancy Serrell

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Identify/engage/empower students or faculty in Computer Science Department who have interest in addressing this issue: a first step towards broader goals.

    Meta

    Organization
    Dartmouth College
    Department
    Provost
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Ashley Peeler

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 7, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 7, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Submit a BOF proposal to a national computing conference in order to raise awareness and promote the STARS computing corps.

    Meta

    Organization
    STARS Computing Corps
    Department
    College of Computing
    City
    Charlotte
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Title "Leveraging Service Learning to Develop the T-Shaped Professional and Expand the Pipeline"
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Lennie Cooper

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Secure funding for next summer camp for middle school girls. Summer camp will include disciplines related to computing in Web Design, Project Management, Architecture and Programming.

    Meta

    Organization
    Miami Dade College
    Department
    School of Engieering and Technology
    City
    Miami
    State
    FL
    Additional Activity Info
    Funding for middle school girls summer camp.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Marcelo Sztainberg

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    September 20, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit an initial group of women interested in computing (as majors, intended majors, other) that would become our future leaders, peer mentors, and help increase women representation in our department (currently at 15%).

    Meta

    Organization
    Computer Science Department, Northeastern Illinois University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Additional Activity Info
    Given the proximity to our university, we would like to have a large group attend and use the conference as a springboard to launch a women in computing student group at NEIU.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress
    Adrienne Harrell

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Contribute to advancing meaningful participation of women in IT, by doing the following: - Applying for funding to support women in computer science - Serving on Aspirations committee for my region - Talk, use, refer others to NCWIT resources - Reach out to local CC in my region in my role as ELC Chair to advance/encourage participation of community college women in CS and IT

    Meta

    Organization
    Baskin School of Engineering
    Department
    Undergraduate Student Affairs
    City
    Santa Cruz
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Amy Banic

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Wyoming
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Laramie
    State
    WY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachEvaluatingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Jean Gourd

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To recruit more women in computer science & cyber engineering.

    Meta

    Organization
    Louisiana Tech University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Ruston
    State
    LA
    Additional Activity Info
    I think we could tie this into the visits that we currently do to introduce students to STEM in college. Also tie to cyber science (curriculum outreach to high school students) and Cyber Discovery (camp for high school students).
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    In progress
    Rick Adrion

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 31, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 2, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    In my own lab and through REU site, I have recruited several women (undergraduate and graduate) to participate in research. The goal is to interest them in continuing (or succeeding) in grad school.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Massachusetts - Amherst
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Amherst
    State
    MA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Melanie Williamson

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Our AA goal will be to apply for seed money to recruit and retain women in our department and to the computing programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Bluegrass Community and Technical College
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    Lexington
    State
    KY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Cindy Tucker

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To obtain funding for a student group to improve recruitment and retention of women in IT.

    Meta

    Organization
    Bluegrass Community and Technical College
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    Lexington
    State
    KY
    Additional Activity Info
    We have a new ACM-W student chapter. We seek funding to inspire our current students and to seek ways to increase women in our majors.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Laura Grabowski

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    The goal is to further develop our local ACM-W chapter that was started the past year by expanding our active membership (target: 20 members) and holding 2 outreach events (1 each semester).

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Texas - Pan American
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Edinburg
    State
    TX
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Giti Javidi

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Focus on stereotype.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia State University
    Department
    Math and Computer Science
    City
    Petersburg
    State
    VA
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Sandra Lavallee

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    December 31, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Attract and retain more women to my program. I currently have only one or two.

    Meta

    Organization
    Lakes Region Community College
    Department
    Computer Technologies
    City
    Laconia
    State
    NH
    Additional Activity Info
    Visit local high schools and host a girls in computers event at my my college.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Bo Sun

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 30, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To include more women in my research.

    Meta

    Organization
    Lincoln University
    Department
    Math and Computer Science
    City
    Chester County
    State
    PA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Martine Ceberio

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 25, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 20, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase the number of women joining CS at UTEP: - Increase the interest of young women in computing through specific outreach activities - Engage CS students in outreach & training sessions to retain them better

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Texas at El Paso
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    El Paso
    State
    TX
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness

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