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Produced in partnership with NCWIT's K-12 Alliance
Acknowledgement to the following K-12 Alliance members for their valuable feedback in preparing this report: ACTE Guidance and Career Development Division, ETR Associates, Georgia Institute of Technology, Girls Inc., Girl Scouts of the USA, Intel Foundation, International Society for Technology in Education, Melissa Koch, National Coalition of Girls' Schools, National Girls Collaborative Project, World Wide Workshop, and the Computer Science Teachers Association.
The authors also thank Stephanie Hamilton and Adriane Bradberry for their significant contributions to this report.
Dedication: In loving memory of Maya