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. 

Women in Big Data

June 24, 2012

NCWIT was fortunate this week to have a seat in the audience at the first Big Boulder conference, hosted by local startup Gnip, which brought together some of the best minds in the business to discuss trends and ideas in big data.

NCWIT Has a New Website!

June 21, 2012

At the risk of mentioning the obvious ... we've launched a new website! We're very excited to share this new site with you, and here are some of the great new features you'll find here.

Did You Know: Turing Centenary, Interdisciplinary Classrooms, and Sponsors

June 19, 2012

Did You Know? is a brief round-up of information and news that crossed NCWIT's radar this week that we think might be of interest to you. Practices or content of the news presented are not vetted or endorsed by NCWIT.