NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status 
    In progress
    Jennifer Whitlow

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    - 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) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Robin Starnes

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
  • Status 
    In progress
    Lakshmi Iyer

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

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

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
  • Status 
    In progress
    Scott McCrickard

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Advising/Counseling
    Raising Awareness
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status 
    In progress
    Martha Crosby

    Dates

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

    Meta

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

    Host a celebration for Award Affiliate.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Vicki Allan

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    Need models for what works.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
  • Status 
    In progress
    Dawn Laux

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
  • Status 
    In progress
    Alka Harriger

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
  • Status 
    In progress
    Jennifer Goodall

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Retaining
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Felicia Doswell

    Dates

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

    Meta

    Organization 
    Norfolk State University
    Department 
    Computer Science
    City 
    Norfolk
    State 
    VA
    Activity Description 

    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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Evaluating
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Richard Flores

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    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 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
    Activity Description 

    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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Advising/Counseling
    Evaluating
    Raising Awareness
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status 
    In progress
    Kathryn Moland

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    Seed Fund Round 9
    Student Seed Fund

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
    Advising/Counseling
    Raising Awareness

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