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BitNami

BitNami simplifies the process of deploying web applications natively, virtually and in the cloud. BitNami provides a growing library of the most popular open source applications, ready to be launched with the click of a button. With BitNami, solution providers and businesses of all sizes can deploy and manage business applications such as Jasperserver, SugarCRM, Alfresco, Drupal and many more. BitNami is developed by BitRock, a leader in cross-platform application deployment.

Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code's mission is to empower young women of color between the ages of 7-14 to become the masters of their technological universe. Although the digital divide is steadily eroding, tremendous barriers remain for the entry of women and people of color into the technology field. Today's solutions should include both the access to technology and focus on the opportunity to increase the participation of young women of color in the current tech marketplace as builders and to expose them to the possibilities of improving both their lives and the society in which they live by utilizing the abundant technological tools around them to create change. BlackGirlsCode is an organization that has as its mission a goal of increasing the numbers of young women of color in the field of digital and computer technology by providing them with skills in computer programming, exposing them to role models in the technology space, and increasing their self-confidence by teaching them the skills required to become tech creators and entrepreneurs.

  • Kimberly Bryant
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Blacks in Technology

The Blacks in Technology mission:

  • Deliver the most relevant and beneficial information and network for African Americans in the technology field or pursuing a career in Technology.

  • Focus on creating a community in which African Americans are comfortable, motivated and inspired to pursue careers in Technology.

  • Establish effective communication between African Americans in order to help drive individual growth, development and long-term success in the field of Technology.

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Bloomberg

Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength - quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology - is at the core of everything it does. With over 15,000 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Bloomberg is proud to support NCWIT Aspirations in Computing.

  • Christine Caufield
Blue Stamp

Blue Stamp

BlueStamp Engineering (BSE) is a summer program designed to give real project-based experience to high school students. Each student selects a project from over 120 choices to build during the program with support from BSE staff.  The building experience is supplemented with brief lectures on general engineering topics, discussions, and a guest speaker series.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) is one of the fastest-growing two-year community and technical colleges in the state. Our mission, as a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is to provide excellence in teaching and learning. Through comprehensive and responsive programs and services, the college sustains a strong partnership with our communities to improve economic vitality and quality of life in the region.

BCTC offers daytime, evening and weekend classes at six convenient campus locations. Classes are also offered in Lancaster, Georgetown-Scott County, downtown Lexington and online. We have several academic and technical programs that fit your needs, including two-year associate degrees, certificates and diplomas in dozens of sought-after careers. Whatever BCTC program you choose, you'll benefit from caring, experienced professors, helpful staff, and excellent facilities.

Boise State University

One of the more recent fields of academic study, computer science is fundamental in today’s digital world. Almost every major challenge facing our world is turning to computing for a solution, from conquering disease to eliminating hunger, from improving education to protecting the environment. Medical imaging and other medical software applications are revolutionizing the practice of medicine, mobile devices are transforming the way people live and communicate, web search engines have become a ubiquitous part of our every day lives. 

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Bootstrap

Bootstrap is a standards-based curriculum for middle-school students, which teaches them to program their own videogames using purely algebraic and geometric concepts. The organization works with schools and teachers to integrate Bootstrap into their algebra classes and technology programs, as well as parents and afterschool programs across the country.

  • Emmanuel Schanzer
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Boston University

Boston University has 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study. Several centers and programs at BU have goals aligned with those of the K-12 Alliance, and through a variety of programs, have targeted young women interested in science and technology. In addition, the Computer Science Department at BU is currently working closely with the Academic Alliance to recruit, retain, and engage more women in the field of computing and technology. Through a combination of BU Colleges, Departments and Centers, the Boston Area Girls STEM Collaboration, and membership in the Boston Chapter of the CSTA, BU has a combined reach that extends over the Metropolitan Boston Area and across the state.

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Boston University's Learning Resource Network (LERNet)

The Learning Resource Network (LERNet) is a center in the Boston University College of Arts & Sciences that collaborates with faculty in all departments to offer a wide range of STEM programs for K-12 students and professional development opportunities for teachers.  LERNet has organized dozens of programs, including Summer Pathways, a weeklong residential program for high school girls interested in STEM, and The Artemis Project, a five-week summer program for rising 9th grade girls focused on computing. LERNet has administered several large NSF grants, including three NSF GK12 programs which together have partnered over 100 graduate students with K-12 teachers in science classrooms around Boston, and an RET (Research Experiences for Teachers) that has engaged local teachers as researchers in BU engineering labs for six weeks during the summer. LERNet is a founding member of the Boston Area Girls STEM Collaborative, whose members are institutions in the Boston Area committed to advocating STEM for girls.  The group works collaboratively to develop programs and share resources. The Collaborative’s combined reach extends throughout Boston area and into parte of NE. The Collaborative hosts S.E.T. in the City, a daylong, multi-venue program for high school girls, and Tech Savvy, a week-long summer program for middle school girls focused on Technology, Engineering and Computing.

  • Cynthia Brossman

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