Aspirations in Computing Talent Development Initiative
Applications are open for the Award for Aspirations in Computing and the Aspirations in Computing Educator Award! Apply at www.aspirations.org.
Award for Aspirations in Computing
Technical professionals, academics, college students and past award recipients (over age 18) are invited to volunteer with both local and national Aspirations in Computing programs. There are opportunities to become an Application Reviewer, an Affiliate Award Host, a Committee Member, or a Speaker at an event. Please visit the Volunteer page for more information.
NCWIT is excited to partner with colleges and universities across the country to offer Aspirations in Computing Award recipients unique scholarship opportunities. To see a list of schools offering scholarships, please visit the Aspirations Award Scholarships page. If you are interested in offering a scholarship, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to identifying a pool of talented young women, the Aspirations in Computing Award also identifies outstanding educators who play a pivotal role in helping to encourage young women to continue exploring their interest in computing and technology. The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award recognizes educators for their efforts to promote gender equity in computing. For more information, please visit the Educator Award page.
AspireIT Middle School Outreach Program Pilot
Aspirations in Computing Community
Both analog and digital, the Aspirations in Computing community provides program participants with resources, connections to peers and supportive adults, visibility, presentation and speaking opportunities, and more. Through sponsorship from Bloomberg, the over 3,300+ young women in the community are invited to engage in real-time reunions, meet-ups and gatherings around the country, in addition to virtual support such as webinars, early access to internship and job opportunities, technical projects and an exclusive online community just for technical young women. To learn more, share internships or research opportunities, or to host a meet-up in your area, contact email@example.com.