NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    In progress
    Tina Pratt

    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): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    In progress
    Alka Harriger

    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): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Daniel Duchamp

    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): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Wendy Lucas

    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): 
    RecruitingRetainingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Brook Osborne

    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
    Not yet started
    Richard Flores

    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
    Gladys Ducoudray

    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): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Jane Fedorowicz

    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
    In progress
    Jennifer Whitlow

    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
    In progress
    Donna Reese

    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
    Kelly Shaw

    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
    Timothy Grotjohn

    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
    In progress
    Cindy Greenwood

    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
    Laurie Patterson

    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
    Melanie Strong

    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): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Darina Dicheva

    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
    Theresa Steinbach

    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
    Not yet started
    Bobby Schnabel

    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): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Diana Franklin

    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
    Not yet started
    Sangeeta Gad

    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): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/Counseling

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