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Boise State University

Boise State University

One of the more recent fields of academic study, computer science is fundamental in today’s digital world. Almost every major challenge facing our world is turning to computing for a solution, from conquering disease to eliminating hunger, from improving education to protecting the environment. Medical imaging and other medical software applications are revolutionizing the practice of medicine, mobile devices are transforming the way people live and communicate, web search engines have become a ubiquitous part of our every day lives. 

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Bootstrap is a standards-based curriculum for middle-school students, which teaches them to program their own videogames using purely algebraic and geometric concepts. The organization works with schools and teachers to integrate Bootstrap into their algebra classes and technology programs, as well as parents and afterschool programs across the country.

  • Emmanuel Schanzer
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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 - 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.

  • Danielle Johnson

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.


Broadridge is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven-solutions to banks, broker-dealers, mutual funds, and corporations globally. Our systems and services include investor communication solutions, securities processing and operations. In short, we provide the infrastructure that helps the financial services industry operate. With 50 years of experience, we provide financial services firms with advanced, dependable, scalable and cost-effective integrated services to help run their businesses.

  • Susan Mindham, Yma Gordon-Reid


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.

  • Renata Colitti O'Day