NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

NCWIT members are in action! See some of the work they are doing below. To help them, NCWIT provides hundreds of free resources for increasing and benefiting from gender diversity.

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  • Status
    Not yet started
    Jack Williams

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Goal statement 
    The goal is to raise the level of awareness of the possibilities for younger students (women). This must include the immediate support group (parents, guardians).

    Meta

    Organization
    Sinte Gleska University
    Department
    MIS
    City
    Mission
    State
    SD
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Jane Fedorowicz

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    March 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 8, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Extend NCWIT reach to students in Information Systems programs at our member universities.

    Meta

    Organization
    Association for Information Systems
    Department
    Information and Process Management
    City
    Waltham
    State
    MA
    Additional Activity Info

    I am panelist at the European Conference on Information Systems in June. The panel is on diversity (particularly about women) in the Information Systems field, majors, and faculty.

    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Completed!
    Lisa Sandoval

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 24, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Review NCWIT materials for comment to revise resource materials.

    Meta

    Organization
    Seattle Central Community College
    Department
    Business Information Technology & Creative Arts
    City
    Seattle
    State
    WA
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Andrea Lawrence

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 15, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Contribute to the NCWIT resources by helping in the reviewing of materials and projects.

    Meta

    Organization
    Spelman College
    Department
    Computer & Information Sciences
    City
    Atlanta
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info

    I want to become available to help with material review.

  • Status
    Completed!
    Maureen Biggers

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    February 28, 2014
    Goal statement 
    To organize IN-Women in Computing. Regional Conference for spring 2014.

    Meta

    Organization
    IU School of Informatics and Computing
    Department
    Diversity, Inclusion & Education
    City
    Bloomington
    State
    IN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    In progress
    Gloria Townsend

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 24, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    February 1, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Recruit, retain, support, encourage women in computing in Indiana.

    Meta

    Organization
    Depauw University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Greencastle
    State
    IN
    Additional Activity Info

    Would be happy to disseminate NCWIT materials.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Jennifer Whitlow

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Goal statement 
    To engage members from other alliances in the Aspiration Awards for Georgia and Puerto Rico, including those in the workforce and K-12 alliances.

    Meta

    Organization
    Georgia Tech College of Computing
    Department
    College of Computing
    City
    Atlanta
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info

    - Engage workforce alliance members to provide prizes, speakers, and opportunities for award winners and runner-ups, as well as to provide volunteers to read applications
    - Engage members of the K-12 and Academic Alliance to increase knowledge of the awards

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Robin Starnes

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2013
    Goal statement 
    To establish Aggie MIS women student organizations and have students mentor younger students entering the Mays Business School. To develop understanding and interest in MIS.

    Meta

    Organization
    Texas A&M University
    Department
    Information Systems
    City
    College Station
    State
    TX
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Lakshmi Iyer

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 6, 2014
    Goal statement 
    I would like to be involved on the NCWIT soc. science adv. committee as I am conducting research on "Persistence in Computing Education"

    Meta

    Organization
    University of North Carolina - Greensboro
    Department
    Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
    City
    Greensboro
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info

    Create messages/info packets for counselors to establish an encouraging environment for girls to be involved in computing.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Cheryl Calhoun

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Learn more about Aspirations to determine how the program can be incorporated into our high school outreach programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Santa Fe College
    Department
    Information Technology Education
    City
    Gainesville
    State
    FL
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    In progress
    Martha Crosby

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    March 30, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 30, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Hawaii - Manoa
    Department
    Information & Computer Sciences
    City
    Honolulu
    State
    HI
    Additional Activity Info

    Host a celebration for Award Affiliate.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Scott McCrickard

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 31, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Virginia Tech will support 12 Aspirations Affiliate Awards by the end of December 2014.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia Tech
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Blacksburg
    State
    VA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Vicki Allan

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Want to create a mentoring program for women in the program, especially new Aspiration Award winners.

    Meta

    Organization
    Utah State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Logan
    State
    UT
    Additional Activity Info

    Need models for what works.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress
    Dawn Laux

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Develop a sustainable funding model to send our students to Grace Hopper annually for the purpose of retention and recruitment.

    Meta

    Organization
    Purdue University
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    West Lafayette
    State
    IN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Alka Harriger

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 13, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Develop a sustainable funding model to be able to take large group (25-50) female students to Grace Hopper (annually) for purposes of recruitment and retainment.

    Meta

    Organization
    Purdue University
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    West Lafayette
    State
    IN
    Additional Activity Info

    Need to develop proposal for corporate funding. Need to identify roles for girls involved in effort. Need to identify corporate advocates now, starting with industry advisory board.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Jennifer Goodall

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Retain current Information Science & Computer Science undergraduate and graduate students.

    Meta

    Organization
    University at Albany
    Department
    College of Computing & Information
    City
    Albany
    State
    NY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Felicia Doswell

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    July 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 15, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    Norfolk State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Norfolk
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info

    Develop and submit a grant to accomplish Outreach activities that will engage women in computing. The intent is to develop activities in the area of information assurance that will interest women, pilot the activities through a summer workshop. Recruitment and Retention will be a goal of this activity.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachEvaluating
  • Status
    In progress
    Lennie Cooper

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 13, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Secure funding for next summer camp for middle school girls. Summer camp will include disciplines related to computing in Web Design, Project Management, Architecture and Programming.

    Meta

    Organization
    Miami Dade College
    Department
    School of Engieering and Technology
    City
    Miami
    State
    FL
    Additional Activity Info

    Funding for middle school girls summer camp.

    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Richard Flores

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement 
    To familiarize our college (counselors, staff) to NCWIT as well as lack of female representation in the CIS/CS department.

    Meta

    Organization
    Citrus College
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Glendora
    State
    CA
    Additional Activity Info

    1) Inform the CIS/CS staff to the resources available to promote/encourage female students to enroll in computer science courses.
    2) Inform counseling staff of opportunities in IT.

    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Tracey Lanham

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    January 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 1, 2015
    Goal statement 
    Hodges University will work toward setting up and maintaining a program/computer camp for high school students to provide insight into the technology field for young ladies that have had little to no previous exposure to technological fields of study.

    Meta

    Organization
    Hodges University
    Department
    Fisher School of Technology
    City
    Ft. Myers
    State
    FL
    Additional Activity Info

    We will provide the computer classrooms and instruction for the students to learn and experience programming through programs such as Scratch, Kodu, and App Developer; We will focus on paired learning.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingEvaluatingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only

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