Academic Alliance Projects

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Faculty are making a difference in their introductory computer science classrooms through excellent and engaging curriculum. The NCWIT EngageCSEdu Engagement Excellence Awards recognize those who are contributing the best of the best to the EngageCSEdu collection.

NEXT Award logo

Around the country, postsecondary institutions are making great strides in improving the numbers of women students in computing majors. The NCWIT Extension Services Transformation (NEXT) Awards recognize the achievements of these outstanding departments.

Harrold and Notkin Award Logo

Mary Jean Harrold and David Notkin made outstanding research, graduate mentoring, and diversity contributions. This award was created in their honor and recognizes faculty members 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.

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Individual faculty mentors can play a key role in the educational experiences of undergraduates. The NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring (URM) Award recognizes faculty for their outstanding mentorship, high-quality research opportunities, recruitment of women and minority students, and efforts to encourage and advance undergraduates in computing-related fields.

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The iconic Sit With Me red chair represents more seats, more voices, and more ideas at inclusion’s bigger table. In events attended by both men and women, technical and nontechnical, Sit With Me celebrates women’s invaluable contributions to technology innovation.

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.

TECHNOLOchicas logo

TECHNOLOchicas promotes Latinas’ efforts to turn their technology career experiences and diverse backgrounds into tools of inspiration for K–12 girls. Latina technology professionals prove what’s possible in computing, revealing the untapped potential revealing changes in the economic outlook of individuals and entire communities.