Alliances

Academic Alliance

The NCWIT Academic Alliance (AA) focuses on changing the local conditions that create barriers to attracting and graduating women in postsecondary computing by adopting and contributing research-based practices. The AA brings together more than 1,700 distinguished representatives from more than 500 colleges and universities nationwide.

Affinity Alliance

The NCWIT Affinity Alliance represents a national network of change leader organizations that convene, educate, support, and mobilize advocates of NCWIT's mission to significantly increase the meaningful participation of girls and women in computing.

Entrepreneurial Alliance

The Entrepreneurial Alliance provides younger companies with the research and practices they need to create and maintain an inclusive culture, right from the start.

K-12 Alliance

The NCWIT K-12 Alliance is dedicated to creating access to authentic, inclusive computing education for every girl in the United States. The K-12 Alliance is made up of more than 300 girl-serving organizations, professional educator associations, academic institutions, and businesses.

Social Science Advisory Board

The Social Science Advisory Board (SSAB) is an advisory group of social scientists from preeminent institutions nationwide that support NCWIT initiatives and goals through their knowledge of research and theory at the intersection of women and computing. The SSAB comprises approximately 20 Core Members (non-NCWIT staff) for whom travel support for NCWIT meetings is provided by NCWIT*, as needed. Members bring expertise from the areas of anthropology, education, evaluation, gender studies, history, policy, psychology, sociology, technology, and workforce study. See the full list of members. For more information about the SSAB and its membership guidelines, view the SSAB Board Description and Membership Guidelines.

Workforce Alliance

The NCWIT Workforce Alliance (WA) focuses on internal corporate culture change to promote more inclusive environments, build stronger technical teams, and enhance technical innovation.

Membership Benefits

In a recent member survey, 91% of WA respondents reported learning new ideas and transforming those ideas into action.

Benefits include: