2015 NCWIT Summit — “Retain Students” Empower Hour

This session will focus on strategies proven to sustain young women’s interests in computing from high school through graduate school and into the computing workforce, and prepare you to implement these strategies in your own work.

2015 NCWIT Summit — “Recruit Employees” Empower Hour

This session will prepare you to assess your current hiring practices and suggest approaches that will help your company attract diverse and talented employees that are essential to innovation.

2015 NCWIT Summit — “Data Transparency/Cultural Change” Empower Hour

Gathering and releasing data about the diversity of your employees are important first steps toward creating an environment that allows both diversity and innovation to flourish. Learn about NCWIT resources and tools available to help you with your transparency efforts.

2015 NCWIT Summit — “Outreach” Empower Hour

Offering interactive activities and relating computing skills to real-world careers can help reduce stereotypes about the technology industry. Learn about exciting and creative ways to engage young women in computing.

2015 NCWIT Summit — “Advocacy” Empower Hour

Learn strategies to effectively raise awareness about issues related to women in computing, and build a constituency committed to working toward change.

2015 NCWIT Summit — Workshop Slides by Jill Denner, PhD; Yasmin Kafai; and Linda Werner, Phd

Revolutionize Your Computing Competitions and Tournaments to Increase Diversity

2015 NCWIT Summit — Workshop Slides by Janet Hyde

Addressing Claims of Essential Differences

This workshop will focus on the current state of the research on gender differences in psychology and aptitude, the conclusions warranted by that research, and particularly the implications of gender similarities and differences for women’s success in computing and technology fields. Attendees will learn how to respond appropriately to assumptions and claims about essential gender differences.

2015 NCWIT Summit — Workshop Slides by Dr. Catherine Good

Practical Strategies for Reducing Stereotype Threat

More than 350 studies have shown how stereotype threat can reduce performance, confidence, and risk-taking for underrepresented groups in a variety of settings. Come learn about concrete ways you can reduce the negative effects of this subtle phenomenon in both academic and industry settings. These strategies will help a diverse range of students and employees participate fully in and make meaningful contributions to team collaboration and innovation.

2015 NCWIT Summit — Workshop Slides by Cathy Hawley, Lucy Mendel, and Miranda Reeves

Untapped Audiences: The Growing Pipeline of Women Returning or Switching to Tech

Learn about the growing landscape of technical bootcamps and returnships, as well as how to successfully incorporate untapped talent into your company.

2015 NCWIT Summit — Workshop Slides by Betty Jeanne Taylor, PhD

Inclusive Classrooms: Preparing Graduate Students for Academic Leadership

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Adrianna Kezar

Slides from Adrianna Kezar’s workshop, "Creating Change and Motivating Others to Innovate”

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Brayden King

Slides from Brayden King’s workshop, "Mobilizing Influence in the Workplace: Creating Opportunities and Allies for Reform”

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Mark Guzdial

Slides from Mark Guzdial’s workshop, "How to change a state: Making computing education fit into public education”

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Geoff Cohen

Slides from Geoff Cohen’s workshop, "Yes, You Do Belong Here”

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Anna Giraldo-Kerr

Slides from Anna Giraldo-Kerr’s workshop, "Micro Actions, Macro Impact: Managing Differences and Minimizing Micro Inequities”

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Christopher Metzler

Slides from Christopher Metzler’s workshop, "Be A Change Leader Without Ruining Your Career

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Ed Lazowska and Eric Roberts

Slides from Ed Lazowska’s and Eric Robert's workshop, "Tsunami or Sea Change? Responding to the Explosion of Student Interest in Computer Science”

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Slides from Melissa Thomas-Hunt’s workshop, "Leveraging Expertise to Drive Team Innovation & Performance: What Gets in the Way and How to Get Rid of It?”