Alliances

Academic Alliance

The NCWIT Academic Alliance brings together nearly 800 distinguished representatives from academic computing programs at more than 300 colleges and universities across the country, spanning research universities, community colleges, women's colleges, and minority-serving institutions. Charged with implementing institutional change in higher education, the Academic Alliance provides feedback on NCWIT programs, contributes and adopts effective practices, and serves as a national agent of change. It meets several times per year to compare approaches and provide guidance and mutual support.

Affinity Group Alliance

The Affinity Group Alliance (AGA) brings together national and local affinity groups that provide support, networking, and professional development for over 84,000 technical women.  The mission of the Alliance is to unite affinity groups, empower our members, and ensure the success and sustainability of our members' organizations by providing research-based resources, outreach, and volunteer opportunities; and by providing a platform for collaboration and information sharing.

Entrepreneurial Alliance

NCWIT can give you tools to help you hire more technical women, retain them, and establish a successful company culture.

If you're a company with fewer than 100 employees, join the NCWIT Entrepreneurial Alliance to capitalize on the benefits women can bring to your company. Get the research and practices you need to create and maintain an inclusive technical culture, right from the start. See the full list of members here.

K-12 Alliance

The K-12 Alliance, made up of national girl-serving organizations, professional educator associations, academic institutions, and businesses, leverages the reach and diversity of its members to create national outreach programs that increase the participation of girls in computing. Through it's vast member network, the K-12 Alliance has the potential to reach 100% of the girls in the United States. See the full list of members here.

Social Science Advisory Board

The Social Science Advisory Board (SSAB) is an advisory group of social scientists from preeminent institutions nationwide that support NCWIT initiatives and goals through their knowledge of research and theory at the intersection of women and computing. The SSAB comprises approximately 20 Core Members (non-NCWIT staff) for whom travel support for NCWIT meetings is provided by NCWIT*, as needed. Members bring expertise from the areas of anthropology, education, evaluation, gender studies, history, policy, psychology, sociology, technology, and workforce study. See the full list of members. For more information about the SSAB and its membership guidelines, view the SSAB Board Description and Membership Guidelines.

Workforce Alliance

The NCWIT Workforce Alliance (WA) serves the needs of companies in recruiting, retaining and advancing technical women in corporate environments.