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Boston University

Boston University has 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study. Several centers and programs at BU have goals aligned with those of the K-12 Alliance, and through a variety of programs, have targeted young women interested in science and technology. In addition, the Computer Science Department at BU is currently working closely with the Academic Alliance to recruit, retain, and engage more women in the field of computing and technology. Through a combination of BU Colleges, Departments and Centers, the Boston Area Girls STEM Collaboration, and membership in the Boston Chapter of the CSTA, BU has a combined reach that extends over the Metropolitan Boston Area and across the state.

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Boston University's Learning Resource Network (LERNet)

The Learning Resource Network (LERNet) is a center in the Boston University College of Arts & Sciences that collaborates with faculty in all departments to offer a wide range of STEM programs for K-12 students and professional development opportunities for teachers.  LERNet has organized dozens of programs, including Summer Pathways, a weeklong residential program for high school girls interested in STEM, and The Artemis Project, a five-week summer program for rising 9th grade girls focused on computing. LERNet has administered several large NSF grants, including three NSF GK12 programs which together have partnered over 100 graduate students with K-12 teachers in science classrooms around Boston, and an RET (Research Experiences for Teachers) that has engaged local teachers as researchers in BU engineering labs for six weeks during the summer. LERNet is a founding member of the Boston Area Girls STEM Collaborative, whose members are institutions in the Boston Area committed to advocating STEM for girls.  The group works collaboratively to develop programs and share resources. The Collaborative’s combined reach extends throughout Boston area and into parte of NE. The Collaborative hosts S.E.T. in the City, a daylong, multi-venue program for high school girls, and Tech Savvy, a week-long summer program for middle school girls focused on Technology, Engineering and Computing.

  • Cynthia Brossman
Bowie State University

Bowie State University

Established in 1865, Bowie State University is the oldest historically black institution (HBI) of higher education in the state of Maryland. Also, it is one of the oldest HBIs in the nation. Currently, Bowie State University serves a diverse student population, providing educational opportunities that will enable students to function in a highly technological and interdependent world. The University continues to honor its heritage of providing access to higher education for under-represented populations, with a continuing commitment to African Americans. VISION: Bowie State University will be an important higher education access portal for qualified persons from diverse academic and socioeconomic backgrounds who seek a high quality and affordable public comprehensive university. MISSION STATEMENT: Bowie State University, through the effective and efficient management of its resources, provides high-quality and affordable educational opportunities at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels for a diverse student population of Maryland citizens and the global community.

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is a vibrant university that engages, challenges and prepares students for meaningful futures. At BGSU, students enjoy an education that integrates personal growth, academic excellence and an environment that expand their thinking and potential. A mid-size residential university, BGSU has an enrollment of approximately 20,000 and a full-time faculty more than 900 on its main campus. More than 200 undergraduate majors and programs are offered as well as master's and doctoral level programs.

Found in 1969, BGSU's computer science department was the first in the state of Ohio, and is one of a few to have received a Program Excellence Award from the Ohio Board of Regents. The department offers Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, and Master of Science in Computer Science programs.

Bowling Green State University - Firelands

Bowling Green State University - Firelands

Bowling Green State University - Firelands is a regional campus and one of eight colleges of Bowling Green State University. Offering 15 associate degrees, nine complete bachelor’s degrees, two master’s degree programs, and a variety of one-year certificate programs and training opportunities, BGSU Firelands puts education within reach for all community members. Located in Huron, Ohio, the scenic regional campus offers the advantages of a personalized education with the resources of a much-larger university.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA)

The Boys & Girls Clubs of America's mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.  A Boys & Girls Club provides: a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, life-enhancing programs and character development experiences and hope and opportunity.

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Brigham Young University – Provo

The mission of Brigham Young University--founded, supported, and guided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--is to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life. That assistance should provide a period of intensive learning in a stimulating setting where a commitment to excellence is expected and the full realization of human potential is pursued.

All instruction, programs, and services at BYU, including a wide variety of extracurricular experiences, should make their own contribution toward the balanced development of the total person. Such a broadly prepared individual will not only be capable of meeting personal challenge and change but will also bring strength to others in the tasks of home and family life, social relationships, civic duty, and service to mankind.

Brocade

Brocade provides innovative network solutions that help the world's leading organizations transition smoothly to a virtualized world where applications and information can reside anywhere. These solutions deliver the unique capabilities for a more flexible IT infrastructure with unmatched simplicity, non-stop networking, application optimization, and investment protection.

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Broward College

The mission of Broward College is to achieve student success by developing informed and creative students capable of contributing to a knowledge- and service-based global society. As a public community college accredited to offer associate degrees, selected baccalaureate degrees, and certificate programs, the institution and its District Board of Trustees are committed to fostering a learning-centered community that celebrates diversity and inclusion by empowering and engaging students, faculty, and staff.

Brown University

Brown University

Brown University held its first Women in Computer Science (WiCS) meeting in 2008. This organization within the university is dedicated to helping women in the computer science field by inviting WiCS alumni to share their experiences and advice about making a good impression in interviews and finding jobs that fit women's computer science interests. Some of the program's main goals include building a strong network of women within incoming classes and providing mentors for young female students. Brown University's department of computer science focuses on developing and innovating information technology research. It is currently rated as one of the nation's leading computer science programs by the National Research Council.

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