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  • 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
    Not yet started
    Sajid Hussain

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 31, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    Transform curriculum of introductory CS courses to retain and increase CS majors.

    Meta

    Organization
    Fisk University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Nashville
    State
    TN
    Additional Activity Info
    - Revise curriculum of CS 101 - Use Python & visual programs - Course embedded projects
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Fay Cobb Payton

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To support 5-7 students (undergrad & grad) for research experiences for 1 year & beyond.

    Meta

    Organization
    North Carolina State University
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Raleigh
    State
    NC
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • 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
    Nancy Serrell

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 24, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Identify/engage/empower students or faculty in Computer Science Department who have interest in addressing this issue: a first step towards broader goals.

    Meta

    Organization
    Dartmouth College
    Department
    Provost
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • 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
  • Status
    In progress
    Kathryn Moland

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 3, 2010
    Goal statement: 
    Increase the number of women in our CIS program by 50%. Once in the program we do graduate them. But only a few graduate because only only a few select CIS major as a major. We have about 14 females.

    Meta

    Organization
    Livingstone College
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Salisbury
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Seed Fund Round 9 Student Seed Fund
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Marcelo Sztainberg

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    September 20, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit an initial group of women interested in computing (as majors, intended majors, other) that would become our future leaders, peer mentors, and help increase women representation in our department (currently at 15%).

    Meta

    Organization
    Computer Science Department, Northeastern Illinois University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Additional Activity Info
    Given the proximity to our university, we would like to have a large group attend and use the conference as a springboard to launch a women in computing student group at NEIU.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach

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