Aspirations in Computing
AiC serves 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and all U.S. military bases overseas.
Applications are now open for the 2018 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing awards for 9th-12th grade women and educators, as well as college women in tech!
Find out more at www.aspirations.org.
The NCWIT Award for AiC honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award for AiC recipients are chosen for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post‑secondary education. To date, nearly 8,600 women have been honored with the Award for AiC. The NCWIT Award for AiC is sponsored by Apple, Bank of America, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Foundation, and Symantec. Find out more at www.aspirations.org/participate/high-school.
The NCWIT AiC Educator Award publicly celebrates formal and informal educators who encourage high school women’s interest and participation in technology pursuits. To date, nearly 400 educators have been honored. The NCWIT AiC Educator Award is sponsored by AT&T. Find out more at www.aspirations.org/participate/educators.
The NCWIT Collegiate Award honors the outstanding computing accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate women. Conferred annually, the award recognizes technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of creativity and potential impact. The NCWIT Collegiate Award is sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Qualcomm. Find out more at www.aspirations.org/participate/collegiate-award.
Aspirations in Computing Community
The AiC Community is a phenomenal network for technical women who receive benefits such as private invitations to virtual and in-person meet-ups, visibility for technical achievements, computing outreach programs in local communities for growing members’ leadership and entrepreneurial skills, hands-on activities for exploring computer science concepts, exclusive access to scholarships, internships, and job opportunities. The AiC Community is financially supported by Bloomberg with college entry sponsorship and additional support by HP and Qualcomm. Find out more at www.aspirations.org/participate/college-students.
AspireIT K-12 Outreach Program