Aspirations in Computing News

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’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.

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.

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

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