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  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Create a NCWIT group of girls at the Computer Science Department to help them and encourage them to get involved in research and apply for a graduate school.

    Meta

    Organization
    Winston-Salem State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Winston-Salem
    State
    NC
    Goal tag(s): 
    Advising/Counseling
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    March 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit girls in middle school. Start a summer camp.

    Meta

    Organization
    Salish Kootenai College
    Department
    IT Program
    City
    Pablo
    State
    MT
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    July 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Arkansas
    Department
    Information Technology Research Institute
    City
    Fayetteville
    State
    AR
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingEvaluatingAdvising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    Arizona State University
    Department
    Academic & Student Affairs
    City
    Tempe
    State
    AZ
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 19, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a sustainable program to connect community college women with our undergraduate students.

    Meta

    Organization
    DePaul University
    Department
    School of Computing
    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Additional Activity Info
    Submit proposal by 10/15/13.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    We had our largest graduating class of women.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of North Carolina - Wilmington
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Wilmington
    State
    NC
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Publish an article that highlights Indiana University School of Informatics & Computing Strategies.

    Meta

    Organization
    Indiana University
    Department
    School of Informatics and Computing
    City
    Bloomington
    State
    IN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To create a club for current or perspective computer science students. This club should support and encourage women to pursue careers in computer science.

    Meta

    Organization
    Leeward Community College
    Department
    Math & Sciences/Information & Computer Sciences
    City
    Pearl City
    State
    HI
    Additional Activity Info
    Will specifically target native Hawaiian women.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase number of females majoring in CS.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Houston - Downtown
    Department
    Computer and Mathematical Sciences
    City
    Houston
    State
    TX
    Additional Activity Info
    Select a faculty to write a proposal with to create a project to work with high school girls in the summer.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 30, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Encourage high school girls to pursue CS in college.

    Meta

    Organization
    Michigan Technological University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Houghton
    State
    MI
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    UC Santa Barbara
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Santa Barbara
    State
    CA
    Additional Activity Info
    Make presentations to faculty members at faculty meetings and relevant committees (i.e. grad admissions, recruiting).
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    We will continue to further develop the peer mentoring program as part of our CWIT Affiliates initiative.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Maryland - Baltimore County
    Department
    Center for Women in Technology
    City
    Baltimore
    State
    MD
    Additional Activity Info
    Incoming freshmen women to the College of Engineering; Information Technology are invited to request a peer mentor. Sophomore; junior women in the college are invited to become peer mentors. We match mentors/mentees; offer training/events to bring them together.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Review NCWIT materials for comment to revise resource materials.

    Meta

    Organization
    Seattle Central Community College
    Department
    Business Information Technology & Creative Arts
    City
    Seattle
    State
    WA
    Goal tag(s): 
    Advising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 19, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase the number of women students in electrical and computer engineering at Michigan State University.

    Meta

    Organization
    Michigan State University
    Department
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
    City
    East Lansing
    State
    MI
    Additional Activity Info
    ECE at MSU is starting to get involved with ES project that involves CS, ECE; ME. ECE wants to start more activities to recruit to ECE. The college has many recruiting activities that target students coming to engineering, but not necessarily ECE.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Want to create a mentoring program for women in the program, especially new Aspiration Award winners.

    Meta

    Organization
    Utah State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Logan
    State
    UT
    Additional Activity Info
    Need models for what works.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a relationship with Computer Science faculty and engage them in this effort.

    Meta

    Organization
    Wesleyan University
    Department
    Information Technology Services
    City
    Middletown
    State
    CT
    Additional Activity Info
    I have several ideas for activities on campus and have begun outreach to students. I have also already begun planning for a fall event targeting women in STEM fields. This is underway, however, the missing piece is any connectedness with the Computer Science department.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Evaluate and understand the current climate of the department from the perspective of the students in the major.

    Meta

    Organization
    Duke University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Durham
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Survey and interview women (and men) in the department to gather a snapshot of the current climate of the department.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Evaluating
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    March 18, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Participate in ES-UP Extension Services Undergraduate Program.

    Meta

    Organization
    Stevens Institute of Technology
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Hoboken
    State
    NJ
    Additional Activity Info
    Recruit and retain more women in computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a sustainable funding model to be able to take large group (25-50) female students to Grace Hopper (annually) for purposes of recruitment and retainment.

    Meta

    Organization
    Purdue University
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    West Lafayette
    State
    IN
    Additional Activity Info
    Need to develop proposal for corporate funding. Need to identify roles for girls involved in effort. Need to identify corporate advocates now, starting with industry advisory board.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    February 15, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Outreach to more community colleges and small universities and colleges to send students to Grace Hopper.

    Meta

    Organization
    Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology
    City
    Palo Alto
    State
    CA
    Additional Activity Info
    GHC Scholarship applications will be open Feb-May 2014.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/CounselingOutreach

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