An interest in changing the image and stereotypes of information technology and the people who "do IT" has been the motivation for HP's support. HP recognizes the important role that image plays in attracting and retaining top talent in IT professions and fields of study. NCWIT is also grateful to HP for its angel investment in NCWIT's mission.
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is the state's largest health insurance company, serving over 3.6 million members. Horizon BCBSNJ is a not-for-profit, tax paying health insurer, headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.
Intel is known as a leader of innovative technology. Intel is commited to employing diversity to create market-driving products and technology designed to make a difference. Intel supports the Award for Aspirations in Computing and the pipeline of future tech talent it nurtures. Along with HP, Intel was involved in NCWIT's Image Strategist staff position and it provided support to the K-12 Alliance, which is working to advance the image and teaching of computing at the K-12 level. The Women at Intel Network (WIN) is a valuable resource to expose members to a diverse group of individuals and ideas. WIN aims to establish an environment where expansion of the company is growing and learning is continuous. Additionally, Intel has given NCWIT an Executive in Residence, Lisa Neal-Graves.
Internet2 is an exceptional community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry and government who create and collaborate via innovative technologies. Together, we advance national and global research and education.
Intuit creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. A longtime proponent of gender diversity in the workforce and at the executive level, Intuit stepped up its efforts in recent years to attract, retain and promote technical women at the company, and to support initiatives that fill the pipeline for women in STEM starting in high school.
Johnson & Johnson believes that attracting, developing and retaining a base of employees that reflects the diversity of their customers is essential to their success. They also believe success hinges on relationships with diverse professional and patient organizations, civic groups and suppliers. Within NCWIT, Johnson & Johnson contributes to the funding of the Workforce Alliance.
KeyCorp was organized more than 160 years ago and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. One of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, Key had assets of approximately $90.6 billion at June 30, 2013.
Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to individuals and small and mid-sized businesses under the name KeyBank National Association. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.
Merck's products cover a broad range of areas, including heart and respiratory health, infectious diseases, sun care and women's health. And they focus their research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancer - while building strengths in new areas like biologics. While they work to develop innovative therapies, they also work hard to make sure they're affordable. Merck sponsors NCWIT's Counselors for Computing (C4C) program.
Microsoft has been supporting NCWIT's work since 2004 and is an active Strategic Partner. Microsoft and Microsoft Research have supported many initiatives to increase women's participation in technology across the K-12 education pipeline and into the IT workforce. Its programmatic support includes the Academic Alliance Seed Fund and the Aspirations in Computing program.