Aspirations in Computing News

NCWIT Supports STEM Mentoring Initiative “Million Women Mentors”

January 21, 2014

Partnership Seeks to Engage More Than One Million Girls & Young Women in STEM Education and Careers

NCWIT announced its strategic partnership of the “Million Women Mentors” (MWM) initiative. The initiative supports the engagement of one million science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) mentors – male and female – to increase the interest and confidence of girls and young women to pursue and succeed in STEM degrees and careers.

NCWIT and Symantec Give Grants to Support the Recruitment of More Women to Technology

January 15, 2014

NCWIT’s Student Seed Fund Supports Student-led Recruitment Programs

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) announced today the seventh round of winners of the NCWIT Student Seed Fund, sponsored by Symantec Corporation. Each winner will receive $1,000 for projects that recruit, retain, and encourage girls and women to participate in technology and computing career fields.

Outreach Program Introduces Technology to Middle School Girls

December 4, 2013

NCWIT Seeks Grant Proposals and Crowdsourced Funding for AspireIT

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is now accepting grant proposals for the 2014 grant cycle of NCWIT AspireIT – a technology outreach program for girls at the middle school level supported by Intel, Northrop Grumman, and Google.

Calling All Creative Coders, Hackers, Designers, and Technical Young Women

September 18, 2013

National Computing Award Seeks Aspiring High School Girls

BOULDER, COLO. (September 18, 2013) – The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is now accepting applications for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing – a national, high-school level competition sponsored by Bank of America and open to any U.S. female with outstanding aptitude in computing and technology.

NCWIT Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Grant

September 5, 2013

NCWIT and Motorola Solutions Foundation work to develop diverse, qualified employees for STEM Jobs

NCWIT AspireIT Program Brings Girls Into Tech During Critical Middle School Years

August 7, 2013
Pilot initiative supports high school and college young women to teach middle school girls how to code, encourages young women in tech careers