The mission of the National Academy Foundation (NAF) is to sustain a national network of career academies to support the development of America's youth toward personal and professional success in high school, in higher education, and throughout their careers.
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) is a consortium of state and local agencies, corporations, and national organizations that collaborate to create equitable and diverse classrooms and workplaces where there are no barriers to opportunities. NAPE promotes programs and policies that reduce barriers commonly found in education and workforce development systems. NAPE provides members with a network of information, resources and technical assistance. NAPE promises resources to support education equity at the state and local level.
The National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) is a leading advocate for girls' education with a distinct commitment to the transformative power of all girls' schools. The Coalition acts at the forefront of educational thought, collaborating and connecting globally with individuals, schools, and organizations dedicated to empowering girls to be influential contributors to the world.
The vision of the National Girls Collaborative Project is to bring together organizations throughout the United States that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
SciGirls is a weekly television series and educational outreach program for elementary and middle-school children based on proven best practices for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for girls. Launched in February 2011 and produced by Twin Cities Public Television, the episodes are broadcast on most PBS stations. SciGirls is designed to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers, in response to the low numbers of women in many scientific careers.
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a non-profit educational and service organization that gives women the tools they need to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their contributions as engineers and leaders. SWE provides an array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, and outreach and advocacy activities that help make engineering a desirable career choice for women.
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity. The mission is to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort. They currently place teachers in 43 regions and 31 states across the country.
TECH CORPS is committed to enhancing K-12 education through the effective use of technology by recruiting, placing and supporting volunteers and by developing partnerships between schools and the community. The company is dedicated to increasing girls' recruitment into the field of technology.
Techbridge helps other nonprofits leverage technology by solving critical initiatives, improving communications between funders and donors, and increasing operating efficiencies. One of their partners is NCWIT.
The BizWorld Foundation is a non-profit that inspires children to be innovative leaders through the teaching of business, entrepreneurship and finance. Through our programs, children develop the critical thinking, leadership and teamwork skills they need to reach their goals. When students reach their potential, so does society.