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  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    February 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Double the number of females that enter the different engineering programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
    Department
    College of Engineering - Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs
    City
    Mayaguez
    Additional Activity Info
    - Roadshow in a Box - Sisters in Facebook - Grace Hopper Conference
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 1, 2012
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase female enrollment in undergraduate computing programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    Department
    Electrical, Computer, Softwar and Systems Engineering
    City
    Daytona Beach
    State
    FL
    Additional Activity Info
    We are conducting a first "Computer Science and Animation" summer camp. Supported by Aspire IT program, but after we were already well into planning.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 18, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 11, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Introduce the community to computing in a fun way.

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    Organization
    Triton College
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    River Grove
    State
    IL
    Additional Activity Info
    Visual programming for middle schoolers.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 1, 2013

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    Organization
    Bowie State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Bowie
    State
    MD
    Additional Activity Info
    Encourage young women to apply for MD Aspirations Awards.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Outreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 26, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    UT Dallas
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Richardson
    State
    TX
    Additional Activity Info
    Residential camp for girls.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 31, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    April 30, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a one day "Computing Day" event where high school students of all backgrounds can participate, rather than the few students that currently participate in events like high school programming contests.

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    Organization
    Virginia State University
    Department
    Mathematics & Computer Science
    City
    Petersburg
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    Collaborate with regional & high school activities.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 1, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    Host a small colleges Academic Alliance sub-group conference primarily for North East colleges & universities.

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    Organization
    Roger Williams University
    Department
    CIS/WEBDEV
    City
    Bristol
    State
    RI
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    March 30, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 30, 2014

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    Organization
    University of Hawaii - Manoa
    Department
    Information & Computer Sciences
    City
    Honolulu
    State
    HI
    Additional Activity Info
    Host a celebration for Award Affiliate.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 7, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 7, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Submit a BOF proposal to a national computing conference in order to raise awareness and promote the STARS computing corps.

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    Organization
    STARS Computing Corps
    Department
    College of Computing
    City
    Charlotte
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Title "Leveraging Service Learning to Develop the T-Shaped Professional and Expand the Pipeline"
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Identify/engage/empower students or faculty in Computer Science Department who have interest in addressing this issue: a first step towards broader goals.

    Meta

    Organization
    Dartmouth College
    Department
    Provost
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    I would like to be involved on the NCWIT soc. science adv. committee as I am conducting research on "Persistence in Computing Education"

    Meta

    Organization
    University of North Carolina - Greensboro
    Department
    Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
    City
    Greensboro
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Create messages/info packets for counselors to establish an encouraging environment for girls to be involved in computing.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    September 15, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    To recruit girls in the computing & engineering programs in the division of Science & Technology, UNH Manchester, University of New Hampshire and double current women enrollments by 2016.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of New Hampshire
    Department
    Computing Technology
    City
    Manchester
    State
    NH
    Additional Activity Info
    - Summer camps for middle school and high school girls - Professional development for high school teachers in New Hampshire - Girls Technology Day: State-wide event in March
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingEvaluatingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    December 9, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Engage local Bryn Mawr College community in an "hour of code" during CS Ed week. #csedweek

    Meta

    Organization
    Bryn Mawr College
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Bryn Mawr
    State
    PA
    Additional Activity Info
    Provide materials and space for community to stop by the computer science department and learn a bit about CS and the department.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    September 20, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit an initial group of women interested in computing (as majors, intended majors, other) that would become our future leaders, peer mentors, and help increase women representation in our department (currently at 15%).

    Meta

    Organization
    Computer Science Department, Northeastern Illinois University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Additional Activity Info
    Given the proximity to our university, we would like to have a large group attend and use the conference as a springboard to launch a women in computing student group at NEIU.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Secure funding for next summer camp for middle school girls. Summer camp will include disciplines related to computing in Web Design, Project Management, Architecture and Programming.

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    Organization
    Miami Dade College
    Department
    School of Engieering and Technology
    City
    Miami
    State
    FL
    Additional Activity Info
    Funding for middle school girls summer camp.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 3, 2010
    Goal statement: 
    Increase the number of women in our CIS program by 50%. Once in the program we do graduate them. But only a few graduate because only only a few select CIS major as a major. We have about 14 females.

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    Organization
    Livingstone College
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Salisbury
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Seed Fund Round 9 Student Seed Fund
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingAdvising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    January 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 1, 2015
    Goal statement: 
    Hodges University will work toward setting up and maintaining a program/computer camp for high school students to provide insight into the technology field for young ladies that have had little to no previous exposure to technological fields of study.

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    Organization
    Hodges University
    Department
    Fisher School of Technology
    City
    Ft. Myers
    State
    FL
    Additional Activity Info
    We will provide the computer classrooms and instruction for the students to learn and experience programming through programs such as Scratch, Kodu, and App Developer; We will focus on paired learning.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingEvaluatingAdvising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Wyoming
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Laramie
    State
    WY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingEvaluatingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Contribute to advancing meaningful participation of women in IT, by doing the following: - Applying for funding to support women in computer science - Serving on Aspirations committee for my region - Talk, use, refer others to NCWIT resources - Reach out to local CC in my region in my role as ELC Chair to advance/encourage participation of community college women in CS and IT

    Meta

    Organization
    Baskin School of Engineering
    Department
    Undergraduate Student Affairs
    City
    Santa Cruz
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 31, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 2, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    In my own lab and through REU site, I have recruited several women (undergraduate and graduate) to participate in research. The goal is to interest them in continuing (or succeeding) in grad school.

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    Organization
    University of Massachusetts - Amherst
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Amherst
    State
    MA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingAdvising/Counseling

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