Aspirations in Computing
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. This multi-tiered competition includes recognition at the national level (sponsored by Bank of America) and at the local level (sponsored by Microsoft), serving 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Find out more at www.aspirations.org/participate/high-school.
The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award (sponsored by AT&T) recognizes teachers, counselors, administrators, mentors, and other educators who make a special effort to support girls' interest in technology and promote gender equality in computing. Find out more at www.aspirations.org/participate/educators.
The NCWIT Collegiate Award (sponsored by Hewlett-Packard) honors outstanding undergraduate women for their computing and technical accomplishments. Awardees receive $7,500 cash award and recognition at the annual NCWIT Summit. Applications open January 2015. Find out more at www.aspirations.org/college.
Aspirations in Computing Community
The Aspirations in Computing Community (sponsored by Bloomberg) is a phenomenal source of information, peer and professional networking, as well as support and encouragement for more than 3,300 technical young women from over 575 corporations, non-profits, and academic institutions. Technical young women are invited to reunions, meet-ups, and webinars hosted around the country, in addition to exclusive access to technical projects, internships, and jobs.
Membership to the community is one requirement of the Collegiate Award, and college students can apply now! Find out more at www.aspirations.org/participate/college-students.
AspireIT K-12 Outreach Program