This week-long series of events focused on creating inclusion and diversity in computing is free and open to the public.
Zoom registrations for each session are available at ncwit.org/summit/agenda, and all sessions will cross-stream at ncwit.org/livestream.
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is holding its annual NCWIT Summit virtually throughout May 24-28, 2021. Educators, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and social scientists from across industries and disciplines will fully immerse themselves in research-based recommendations and peer-to-peer discussions to further individual and organizational efforts to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful and influential participation in computing.
The speaker lineup of renowned experts and special guests includes:
- Lisa Cook, Professor of Economics and International Relations, Michigan State University (Plackback the video.)
- Van Jones, Founder of Dream Corps, CNN Host, social entrepreneur, Emmy Award-winning producer, and a New York Times best-selling author (Plackback the video.)
- Cathy O’Neil, Author and Mathematician (Plackback the video.)
- Lucy Sanders, CEO and Co-founder, NCWIT (Plackback the video.)
- Dr. Gladys West, Mathematician and 2021 NCWIT Pioneer in Tech Award Winner (Plackback the video.)
View the full 2021 vNCWIT Summit agenda (ncwit.org/summit/agenda
) for details.
NCWIT is incredibly grateful for 2021 vNCWIT Summit Silver Sponsors PNC and Bloomberg, and is also appreciative of Anchor Point Foundation, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Facebook, and Walmart for their additional support.
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of nearly 1,500 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase the influential and meaningful participation of girls and women—at the intersections of race/ethnicity, class, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other historically marginalized identities—in the field of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K-12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers. Find out more at www.ncwit.org