NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • 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
    Diana Franklin

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 24, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    UC Santa Barbara
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Santa Barbara
    State
    CA
    Additional Activity Info
    Make presentations to faculty members at faculty meetings and relevant committees (i.e. grad admissions, recruiting).
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    W. Brett McKenzie

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 1, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    Host a small colleges Academic Alliance sub-group conference primarily for North East colleges & universities.

    Meta

    Organization
    Roger Williams University
    Department
    CIS/WEBDEV
    City
    Bristol
    State
    RI
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Cindy Greenwood

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    We will continue to further develop the peer mentoring program as part of our CWIT Affiliates initiative.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Maryland - Baltimore County
    Department
    Center for Women in Technology
    City
    Baltimore
    State
    MD
    Additional Activity Info
    Incoming freshmen women to the College of Engineering; Information Technology are invited to request a peer mentor. Sophomore; junior women in the college are invited to become peer mentors. We match mentors/mentees; offer training/events to bring them together.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
  • 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
    Completed!
    Houssain Kettani

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 24, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit students to ISE @ FHSU.

    Meta

    Organization
    Fort Hays State University
    Department
    Information Systems Engineering
    City
    Hays
    State
    KS
    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
    Not yet started
    Robert Walker

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    July 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Find funding to send students to Grace Hopper.

    Meta

    Organization
    Kent State University
    Department
    School of Digital Sciences
    City
    Kent
    State
    OH
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • 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
    Donna Reese

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2012
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 21, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Increase retention of women in Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Electronic Engineering. Build sense of community among women in these programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Mississippi State University
    Department
    Computer Science & Engineering
    City
    Starkville
    State
    MS
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
  • 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
    In progress
    Sara Hernandez

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To work with the newly established chapter of ACSU-W to secure internal and external sources of funding to support their participation in Grace Hopper.

    Meta

    Organization
    Cornell University
    Department
    Diversity Programs in Engineering
    City
    Ithaca
    State
    NY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Gladys Ducoudray

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    February 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 1, 2015
    Goal statement: 
    Double the number of females that enter the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at our school.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Puerto Rico
    Department
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
    City
    Mayaguez
    Additional Activity Info
    It's a multi-action goal: Instruct - Roadshow Outreach - Undergrad students mentoring high shcool students (girls) Promote Research - Grace Hopper Regional (2014)
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness

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