Who We Are

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is the only national non-profit focused on women's participation in computing across the entire ecosystem, helping more than 1,100 organizations recruit, retain, and advance women from K-12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers by providing support, evidence, and action.

NCWIT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, chartered in 2004 by the National Science Foundation. Learn more about us.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides corporate governance, strategic advice, and development assistance. Board members represent academia, industry, policy, and the community. The Board's functions include: approving the NCWIT annual budget and strategy and operations plans; auditing finance; providing CEO oversight; ensuring legal and ethical integrity; and enhancing NCWIT's public standing. The Board meets three times per year.

Executive Advisory Council

The NCWIT Executive Advisory Council lends visibility to the issue of women in IT and provides input to the NCWIT governing members. These distinguished individuals represent a broad spectrum of industry, academia, media, community and government organizations that have lent their names and their networking support to NCWIT's efforts.

Leadership Team

NCWIT's Leadership Team, which brings together representatives from partner organizations with our Executive Team and Alliance co-chairs, provides advice and direction regarding the NCWIT mission. 

Staff & Consultants

The NCWIT staff, based in Boulder, Colorado, provides the backbone for our national operations. In-house administrative, communications, outreach, and social science positions work with dedicated consultants providing legal, research, and evaluative guidance.