AiC Award Recognitions

Aspirations in Computing (AiC) High School Award

The NCWIT AiC High School Award 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. Find out more at

Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Educator Award

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. Find out more at

Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Collegiate Award

The NCWIT AiC 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. Find out more at

Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Impact Award

The NCWIT AiC Impact Award, previously named the AspireIT Impact Award, honors Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Community members who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary for their incredible work to ultimately encourage K-16 girls to contribute their unique perspectives and ideas to future innovations. Award recipients are selected based on their efforts to build and creatively offer hands-on learning opportunities in computing and career exploration, and to bring together advocates and allies of various backgrounds through computing-related events and community groups. Find out more at

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