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.
MOUSE is an innovative youth development organization that empowers underserved students to provide technology support and leadership in their schools, supporting their academic and career success. The MOUSE Squad program trains students to become digital media and technology experts in their schools, improving the use of technology to enhance learning, while also building confidence and developing skills for 21st century innovation. MOUSE connects students around shared interests as a national network of youth technology leaders.
My College Options is the nation's largest college planning program, operated by the National Research Center for College & University Admissions (NRCCUA). This free, online community offers assistance to students, parents, educators and counselors nationwide in exploring a wide range of post-secondary opportunities, with special emphasis on the college search process.
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.
The Online School for Girls is both the first single-gender online school and the first independent online school in the world. The School is a consortium effort of over seventy of the best nationally and internationally known schools. Our schools share a commitment to girls’ education and have proven expertise in creating school environments for girls that, according to research, have resulted in higher academic achievement and self-confidence.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is the nation's leading provider of rigorous and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs. PLTW's comprehensive curriculum is collaboratively designed by PLTW teachers, university educators, engineering and biomedical professionals and school administrators to promote critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem solving skills in students. The hands-on, project-based courses engage students on multiple levels, expose them to areas of study that they typically do not pursue, and provide them with a foundation and proven path to college and career success.
Science Club for Girls (SCFG) strives to provide the very best in girls-specific programming, by connecting girls in K-12 grades, especially those from underrepresented groups, with female mentor-scientists through free science and engineering programs in a fun, nurturing, interactive environment. Our leadership program for teenage girls gives them the opportunity to be role models, teach young children science, learn life skills, conduct outreach, and explore careers in science and technology.