Did You Know: The Flipped Classroom, Nursing's Gender Imbalance, Meet the Next Steve Jobs

October 30, 2012

Fixing the Gender Gap in Nursing

Did you know that nursing jobs are expected to increase by 22% over the next few years? When people hear about the NCWIT mission they sometimes bring up the gender imbalance in other occupations. Men’s participation in nursing frequently is cited. 

Did You Know: What Our Members Think

October 16, 2012

Did you know that, according to responses from our annual member survey, more than 79% of NCWIT members in our Academic, Entrepreneurial, K-12, and Workforce Alliances - as well as our Social Science Advisory Board - are taking action by implementing practices, working on project teams, distributing resources, and participating at Summits?

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Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

October 16, 2012
Jean Sammet

It's Ada Lovelace Day today! Today we're joining people around the globe who are raising the visibility of women in computing and other STEM fields by recognizing women whose contributions they admire. 

Did You Know: A MOOC for Mentoring, Makerspaces, How to Get More Technical Women Speakers

September 21, 2012

Women Speak Less When Outnumbered

Did you know that when groups make decisions by majority rule, and there’s only one woman in the group, that woman contributes less than half of her share of the conversation compared to the men? When groups strive towards consensus decisions, however -- rather than majority rule -- they see near equal participation from men and women, according to a new study published in American Political Science Review.

Did You Know: Tech Is Sexy, Khan Academy, Giraffes and Zebras

August 21, 2012
Flipping the Gender Equity Argument

Did You Know: Quick Math, the Recruiting Honeypot, and Advocacy 101

July 30, 2012

Boys’ “Impulsiveness” May Result in Better Math Ability

You may be familiar with gender stereotypes that depict boys as impulsive and messy, and girls as cautious and detailed; but did you know that these characteristics can affect math scores? 

It's summertime, and we're thinking about ... JOBS.

July 2, 2012

JOBS keyboard

It's summertime, and we're thinking about ... JOBS. 

We know we're not alone. Whether you love it or hate it, whether you're taking a vacation from one or looking for one, jobs matter. Jobs drive our economy and signal our health and wealth. Innovation spurs jobs, and jobs spur innovation. Our job is often a hallmark of who we are, how we define ourselves.