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  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    April 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    - Successfully mentor our women IT students implementing the activities of the seed grant they just received - Build WIT group on campus

    Meta

    Organization
    Georgia Gwinnett College
    Department
    Information Technology
    City
    Lawrenceville
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info
    Students will plan, implement and evaluate several activities over the academic year 2013-2014, including: - Fall kick-off celebration and community building - Mid-semester study sessions with tutoring - End of Fall celebration and Spring kick-off
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingEvaluating
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Integrate the multiple amazing programs and opportunities for women and young women across discipline boundaries to support the collaboration and resources.

    Meta

    Organization
    New Mexico State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Las Cruces
    State
    NM
    Additional Activity Info
    Publish article/paper focusing on women/girls.  Broaden C4C Initiative in our region.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 30, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Establish relationships with area schools, building on a program begun in our College of Engineering.

    Meta

    Organization
    Villanova University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Villanova
    State
    PA
    Additional Activity Info
    We are in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  Our College of Enginnering began an outreach program in 2006 and has had noteworthy success.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    September 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Set up a mentoring group on campus for women and minorities in computer science.

    Meta

    Organization
    Southern Polytechnic State University
    Department
    Computing and Software Engineering
    City
    Marietta
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info
    Hopefully this group will do some outreach to high schools in the area.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Develop and implement curriculum to get more women interested in computer science. Try to get colleagues to adopt practices in the classroom.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of California - San Diego
    Department
    Computer Science & Engineering
    City
    La Jolla
    State
    CA
    Additional Activity Info
    We are undergoing a re-vamp of our lower division curriculum, and in the process I would like to make sure we incorporate curriculum that inspires and supports women.  Also, I need to make sure we collect data surrounding this effort.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    February 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit, retain, support, encourage women in computing in Indiana.

    Meta

    Organization
    Depauw University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Greencastle
    State
    IN
    Additional Activity Info
    Would be happy to disseminate NCWIT materials.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 3, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Invite more diverse speakers to participate in our weekly department colloquium.

    Meta

    Organization
    Carleton College
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Northfield
    Additional Activity Info
    We want to demonstrate, to current and prospective undergraduate CS students, the diversity of the field by ensuring out colloquium speakers reflect this diversity. We will do this by inviting more women and underrepresented minorities as speakers in our weekly department colloquium. Our goal is at least one speaker per term to start. We will use existing department and college funds to attract speakers.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    December 9, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    We plan to put up a tutorial for getting started with MIT App Inventor that is advertised through code.org as part of the Hour of Code for CSEdWeek. #csedweek

    Meta

    Organization
    MIT Media Lab
    Department
    Center for Mobile Learning
    City
    Cambridge
    State
    MA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    In the upcoming years I will commit to distribute NCWIT materials and resources to local junior and senior high schools (up to 4) & 2 community colleges in the area. Through dissemination of these resources, we hope to inform girls & counselors of opportunities in CS & hopefully steer them to Dillard University.

    Meta

    Organization
    Dillard University
    Department
    STEM/Computer Science Program
    City
    New Orleans
    State
    LA
    Additional Activity Info
    Involve our CS faculty & female CS majors in identifying the 4 schools.  Set up meetings with school administration & appointments to meet with the young ladies at the junior high schools and senior high schools.  Set up a meeting with CS instructors of community college.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 28, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    November 23, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    Illinois Institute of Technology
    Department
    Dept. of Computer Science
    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Additional Activity Info
    5 Saturday afternoons
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase recruitment and retention of women in CS. Increase the number of graduating women by 100% in 5 years.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Pittsburgh
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Pittsburgh
    State
    PA
    Additional Activity Info
    Will talk to Outreach coordinator and recruit undergraduate and graduate students to participate and carry out the activity.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To familiarize our college with just what NCWIT is and how it can benefit not only our college but community colleges in our state.

    Meta

    Organization
    Piedmont Virginia Community College
    Department
    Business, Mathematics & Technologies
    City
    Charlottesville
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    Trying to figure out where to start on the academic side as well as marketing at the college.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    I would like to implement a realistic C4C initiative designed to increase the positive perception of high school counselors, high school girls & their parents/guardians that think computing and/or IT careers are a great choice.

    Meta

    Organization
    Pellissippi State Community College
    Department
    Business and Computer Technology
    City
    Knoxville
    State
    TN
    Additional Activity Info
    Involve peer faculty; school recruiters, advisors; enrollment professionals.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    Not yet started

    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): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    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

    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
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 31, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Virginia Tech will support 12 Aspirations Affiliate Awards by the end of December 2014.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia Tech
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Blacksburg
    State
    VA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Not yet started

    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): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 11, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    November 11, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To motivate high school students to start coding and to encourage them to pursue stem disciplines in college.

    Meta

    Organization
    Prairie View A & M University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Prairie View
    State
    TX
    Additional Activity Info
    To introduce high school girls to programming by making them work on fun projects.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Not yet started

    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): 
    RetainingRecruiting

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