Millennial Women and Sexism in the Workplace, Progress with Women in CS Studies, Lessons Learned From Female ICT Professionals, Google’s Efforts To Increase Number of Female Entrepreneurs, Teach Code Without a Computer, It’s Also a Culture Problem

March 25, 2014

Millennial Women and Sexism in the Workplace

According to the latest survey conducted by Pew Research, 51% of Millennial women believe society favors men over women, and 75% say that changes must be made in the workplace in order to achieve gender equality. “While the public sees greater workplace equality between men and women now than it did 20 to 30 years ago, most believe more change is needed.”

Women Leaving SET Jobs, Pacesetters Create Change, Mentoring and Tech's Women Problem, and Coding as a Foreign Language

March 4, 2014

Why Are Women Leaving SET Jobs?

Did you know that a new report released by the Center for Talent Innovation titled “Athena 2.0” shows that while women currently comprise roughly 50 percent of all science, engineering, and technology (SET) college graduates in the U.S., Brazil, China and India, one-third of these women are likely to quit their jobs within one year and ultimately leave the field altogether?

Successful Alaskan STEM Program, Tech Women Creating Peer Networks, Increasing the Number of Women in Tech, and Talking With the Founder of Black Girls Code

February 4, 2014

Alaskan STEM Program Proves To Be A Success

Did you know that the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP), a program aimed at attracting more Alaska natives to study STEM fields at the University of Alaska at Anchorage, has produced 300 STEM graduates since its launch in 1995?

NCWIT Members Can Share Opportunities with the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Community

November 12, 2013

Did you know that NCWIT member organizations can submit* opportunities to the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AIC) website for Award recipients, educators, parents, and other AIC participants to view? Technology-related opportunities at the local, regional, or national level are applicable submissions. View a list of current opportunities in the form of scholarships, internships, summer camps, undergraduate research opportunities, awards, jobs, and more at

Gender Diversity in Startups, Donations Make Initiative a Reality, 16 Traits of a Great IT Leader,, Few Females in Ad Tech

October 30, 2013

Gender Diversity In Startups Might Be More Important Than You Thought

Did you know that while it is no secret that the tech startup community is lacking women, this gender imbalance may actually be impeding startups? David Cohen, founder and CEO of TechStars, delves into this topic and provides tips for combating gender disparity in this Wall Street Journal blog entry.

Evolving Perspectives at Grace Hopper 2013

October 17, 2013

The mere fact that the Grace Hopper Conference (GHC) exists at all, not to mention that it is so well attended, should be taken as a sign of the times.

Non-Doctoral-Granting Departments, Social Acceptance of STEM, NCWIT at DSW, and a Startup Mentality

October 15, 2013

New Insight Into Non-Doctoral-Granting Departments in Computing