The NCWIT Harrold and Notkin Research and Graduate Mentoring Award is given in memory of Mary Jean Harrold and David Notkin, in honor of their outstanding research, graduate mentoring, and diversity contributions. The award recognizes faculty members from non-profit, U.S. institutions (excluding U.S. territories) who combine outstanding research accomplishments with excellence in graduate mentoring, as well as those who advocate for recruiting, encouraging, and promoting women and minorities in computing fields at both a local and national level.
The NCWIT Academic Alliance (AA) Summit Planning Team is responsible for planning the annual AA meeting at the May Summit. They review the feedback captured in the previous year’s evaluation and strive to implement improvements to the AA meeting each year. In conjunction with the AA Co-chairs and NCWIT leaders, this team is working hard to ensure all members from all different types of institutions of the AA benefit from the AA meeting.