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Did You Know: Tech Is Sexy, Khan Academy, Giraffes and Zebras

August 21, 2012
Flipping the Gender Equity Argument

Did You Know: Quick Math, the Recruiting Honeypot, and Advocacy 101

July 30, 2012

Boys’ “Impulsiveness” May Result in Better Math Ability

You may be familiar with gender stereotypes that depict boys as impulsive and messy, and girls as cautious and detailed; but did you know that these characteristics can affect math scores? 

It's summertime, and we're thinking about ... JOBS.

July 2, 2012

JOBS keyboard

It's summertime, and we're thinking about ... JOBS. 

We know we're not alone. Whether you love it or hate it, whether you're taking a vacation from one or looking for one, jobs matter. Jobs drive our economy and signal our health and wealth. Innovation spurs jobs, and jobs spur innovation. Our job is often a hallmark of who we are, how we define ourselves. 

Women in Big Data

June 24, 2012
BigBoulder

NCWIT was fortunate this week to have a seat in the audience at the first Big Boulder conference, hosted by local startup Gnip, which brought together some of the best minds in the business to discuss trends and ideas in big data.

NCWIT Has a New Website!

June 21, 2012

At the risk of mentioning the obvious ... we've launched a new website! We're very excited to share this new site with you, and here are some of the great new features you'll find here.

Did You Know: Turing Centenary, Interdisciplinary Classrooms, and Sponsors

June 19, 2012

Did You Know? is a brief round-up of information and news that crossed NCWIT's radar this week that we think might be of interest to you. Practices or content of the news presented are not vetted or endorsed by NCWIT.

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2012 Nebraska & SW Iowa Affiliate Award

June 5, 2012
Award Winners

The first Nebraska and SW Iowa Affiliate Award recognized six winners and three runners up as well as a high school educator for their accomplishments and aspirations in computing and technology on April 13, 2012.  The event was held in the Peter Kiewit Institute Atrium at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.   

A Woman's Place Is in Technology

June 4, 2012
Award Winners

They are high school students, and already masters of technology. Girls attending high schools in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey, they excel at building websites and writing code, robotics and creating software, animation and bioengineering. For their work -- and their potential -- Bloomberg honored these 22 high school students for their achievements in technology at a May 17 ceremony in the Company’s New York City headquarters.

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