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Ways to Increase Male Advocacy in Gender Diversity Efforts
Last month, NCWIT’s Catherine Ashcraft and Wendy DuBow penned an article in Fast Company that offers research-based suggestions on how to get men involved in gender diversity efforts. Titled “The Tricky (And Necessary) Business Of Being A Male Advocate For Gender Equality,” it begins by citing two key reasons that men need to advocate for gender diversity:
SIGCSE is one of the biggest events of the year for computer science educators, and NCWIT is excited that we’ll be there in full force again this year. Here’s a breakdown of where and when you can find NCWIT during this event.=
March 8 is just around the corner, and it happens to be International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD takes place each year on March 8 during Women’s History Month, marking a time to celebrate women’s achievements, call for change, and advocate for equality. All month long, NCWIT will highlight past and present women in technology. We hope you’ll be inspired to participate along with us!
Did you know that collaborating with other NCWIT Alliance Members and sharing your efforts for broadening participation in computing is just one click away? Using the Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT), members can post activities related to recruitment, retention, mentoring practices, outreach programs, and more. ACT can motivate you to set goals and to help you learn about or try new activities.