NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To familiarize our college (counselors, staff) to NCWIT as well as lack of female representation in the CIS/CS department.

    Meta

    Organization
    Citrus College
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Glendora
    State
    CA
    Additional Activity Info
    1) Inform the CIS/CS staff to the resources available to promote/encourage female students to enroll in computer science courses. 2) Inform counseling staff of opportunities in IT.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    I'm writing guidelines on how to write a Wikipedia biography with the intent to get more pages up on notable women in computing, and also to get more women writing Wikipedia pages.

    Meta

    Organization
    Duke University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Durham
    State
    NC
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    February 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 1, 2015
    Goal statement: 
    Double the number of females that enter the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at our school.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Puerto Rico
    Department
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
    City
    Mayaguez
    Additional Activity Info
    It's a multi-action goal: Instruct - Roadshow Outreach - Undergrad students mentoring high shcool students (girls) Promote Research - Grace Hopper Regional (2014)
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    March 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 8, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Extend NCWIT reach to students in Information Systems programs at our member universities.

    Meta

    Organization
    Association for Information Systems
    Department
    Information and Process Management
    City
    Waltham
    State
    MA
    Additional Activity Info
    I am panelist at the European Conference on Information Systems in June. The panel is on diversity (particularly about women) in the Information Systems field, majors, and faculty.
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    We don't currently have a student organization such as Women in IT. I would like to work with colleges to get our CIS students involved in establishing this type of group.

    Meta

    Organization
    Bentley University
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Waltham
    State
    MA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2012
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 21, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Increase retention of women in Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Electronic Engineering. Build sense of community among women in these programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Mississippi State University
    Department
    Computer Science & Engineering
    City
    Starkville
    State
    MS
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 20, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To educate my colleagues about why they should be advocates for women and give them concrete steps/activities they can take to encourage our female students.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Richmond
    Department
    Math and Computer Science
    City
    Richmond
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    Reading; Discussion of "Lean In", Male Advocates and Allies, and Diana Franklin's new Synthesis Lecture
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To engage members from other alliances in the Aspiration Awards for Georgia and Puerto Rico, including those in the workforce and K-12 alliances.

    Meta

    Organization
    Georgia Tech College of Computing
    Department
    College of Computing
    City
    Atlanta
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info
    - Engage workforce alliance members to provide prizes, speakers, and opportunities for award winners and runner-ups, as well as to provide volunteers to read applications - Engage members of the K-12 and Academic Alliance to increase knowledge of the awards
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    February 28, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To organize IN-Women in Computing. Regional Conference for spring 2014.

    Meta

    Organization
    IU School of Informatics and Computing
    Department
    Diversity, Inclusion & Education
    City
    Bloomington
    State
    IN
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Contribute to the NCWIT resources by helping in the reviewing of materials and projects.

    Meta

    Organization
    Spelman College
    Department
    Computer & Information Sciences
    City
    Atlanta
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info
    I want to become available to help with material review.
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Reach out to local colleges & high schools to have joint women in technology meetings culminating this year in increased involvement in our regional conference.

    Meta

    Organization
    James Madison University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Harrisonburg
    State
    VA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 30, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 30, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Recruiting and retaining girls in computer science with a focus on special needs and underserved girls.

    Meta

    Organization
    Auburn University
    Department
    Computer Science & Software Engineering
    City
    Auburn
    State
    AL
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 15, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    Oakton Community College
    Department
    Center for Promoting STEM
    City
    Des Plaines
    State
    IL
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    - Outreach to high school teachers - Appreciate our students

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Nebraska
    Department
    Computer Science & Engineering
    City
    Lincoln
    State
    NE
    Additional Activity Info
    Would like to have all of our faculty do this and also our affiliate colleagues for other disciplines who care about Computer Science and also students involved in our current activities.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    - Community College Outreach - Complete dissertation on women in IT/Engineering with NCWIT as research

    Meta

    Organization
    Colorado Community College System
    Department
    Educational Services
    City
    Denver
    State
    CO
    Additional Activity Info
    Conference Presentation - NCWIT Materials 7/17/2013
    Goal tag(s): 
    EvaluatingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    January 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To help organize a regional "GHC" event, to work in conjunction with the VA/DC Award for Aspirations in Computing. To recruit high school women into technical fields while retaining current university students through a weekend of IT activities, panels of women in computing, and hands-on projects.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia Tech
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Blacksburg
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    VA/DC Aspirations Award. Regional GHC - More access for our undergraduate students.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    The goal is to raise the level of awareness of the possibilities for younger students (women). This must include the immediate support group (parents, guardians).

    Meta

    Organization
    Sinte Gleska University
    Department
    MIS
    City
    Mission
    State
    SD
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    March 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Attend and participate at the 2014 NCWIT Summit with at least one other member from my department.

    Meta

    Organization
    North Carolina State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Raleigh
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Identify another faculty member to attend Summit.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    California State University - Monterey Bay
    Department
    Information Technology & Communication Design
    City
    Seaside
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Become informed on ways to increase women in JSCC's CIS program.

    Meta

    Organization
    Jackson State Community College
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Jackson
    State
    TN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting

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