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  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    November 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Deliver a roadshow for high school students.

    Meta

    Organization
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    City
    Rochester
    State
    NY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Completed!

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    November 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Providing more community for the women in classes where there are small numbers of women.

    Meta

    Organization
    UC Santa Cruz
    Department
    Computer Science
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Not yet started

    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
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 10, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    We are trying to get 10 female students to visit their high school alma maters when they go home for the holiday break.

    Meta

    Organization
    UC Santa Cruz
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Santa Cruz
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 13, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Working with our Women In Informatics student group to attend the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. We are planning on a talent show and laser tag events.

    Meta

    Organization
    Northern Kentucky University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Highland Heights
    State
    KY
    Additional Activity Info
    The student group will run the activities and I will help with logistics, support and recruiting folks to attend the events.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    In progress

    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): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Completed!

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Host College Immersion program for high school girls introducing them to computer science.

    Meta

    Organization
    Northern Kentucky University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Highland Heights
    State
    MA
    Additional Activity Info
    Camp was held last year and done again.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingEvaluatingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    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
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    July 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 15, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    Norfolk State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Norfolk
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    Develop and submit a grant to accomplish Outreach activities that will engage women in computing. The intent is to develop activities in the area of information assurance that will interest women, pilot the activities through a summer workshop. Recruitment and Retention will be a goal of this activity.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingEvaluatingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a sustainable funding model to send our students to Grace Hopper annually for the purpose of retention and recruitment.

    Meta

    Organization
    Purdue University
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    West Lafayette
    State
    IN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    February 8, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Host a regional conference for technical women from the general KY area and Cincinnati.

    Meta

    Organization
    Northern Kentucky University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Highland Heights
    State
    KY
    Additional Activity Info
    This conference is coordinated by faculty from many area universities
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    November 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Make sure faculty & TAs are mindful of stereotype threat and doing things appropriate to guard against it in their classes.

    Meta

    Organization
    Oregon State University
    Department
    School of EECS
    City
    Corvallis
    State
    OR
    Additional Activity Info
    Giving instructions at faculty meetings and the "how to TA" classes.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To work with the newly established chapter of ACSU-W to secure internal and external sources of funding to support their participation in Grace Hopper.

    Meta

    Organization
    Cornell University
    Department
    Diversity Programs in Engineering
    City
    Ithaca
    State
    NY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Visit 5 high schools in 2013-2014 Fall - Develop road show, make connections to schools Spring - Deliver road show

    Meta

    Organization
    College of St. Scholastica
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Duluth
    State
    MN
    Additional Activity Info
    Apply for ES grant.  Collaborate with Iron Range Engineering.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 31, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    Transform curriculum of introductory CS courses to retain and increase CS majors.

    Meta

    Organization
    Fisk University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Nashville
    State
    TN
    Additional Activity Info
    - Revise curriculum of CS 101 - Use Python & visual programs - Course embedded projects
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To develop awareness about the issues of not having enough women in computing.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Los Andes
    Department
    System and Computing Engineering
    City
    Bogota
    Additional Activity Info
    We are working on translating to Spanish some of the resources. We have a website (in-progress) mjueresencomutacion.uniandes.edu.co
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    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
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    As part of UMBC' CWITS' efforts to improve the gender climate in the college of Engineering & IT, I/we will distribute NCWIT resources to faculty and staff at UMBC.

    Meta

    Organization
    Center for Women in Technology
    Department
    CWIT
    City
    Baltimore
    State
    MD
    Additional Activity Info
    - Create list of NCWIT publications to be shared - ID timeline for distributing - Distribution list/plan - Host conversations about resources
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 22, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 31, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Bring high school girls to our campus for a computing event during the academic year.

    Meta

    Organization
    Georgia Gwinnett College
    Department
    Information Technology
    City
    Lawrenceville
    State
    GA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    March 25, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Existing summer camp for high school girls will include motivating computer science activities in 2013.

    Meta

    Organization
    Oregon State University
    Department
    Engineering
    City
    Corvallis
    State
    OR
    Additional Activity Info
    20 high school girls will attend a week long residential camp. We have engineering and science activities planned, but haven't introduced participants to CS (in the past).
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach

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