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NCWIT Counselors for Computing (C4C) Resource Booklet

NCWIT Counselors for Computing (C4C) is pleased to provide this booklet, filled with information and resources you can use to support ALL students as they explore Computer ...

Guide to Inclusive Computer Science Education: How educators can encourage and engage all students in computer science

Knowledge of computer science (CS) is fundamental to students’ future careers. This guide provides educators with context and concrete steps to build and expand inclusivity ...

By the Numbers

Check out the most compelling statistics on women’s participation in computing on a single page.

By the Numbers (pocket sized)

The most compelling statistics on women’s participation in IT, in a pocket-sized format for easy distribution and saving.

Intersectionality in Tech 101

Intersectionality is a critical and necessary concept to develop effective programs to broaden the participation of women and girls in computing. This resource provides a ...

Learning About Intersectionality: Videos That Spark Conversations

Use this resource to learn ways to talk about identity, intersectionality, gender, sex, sexuality, disability, neurodiversity, race, and ethnicity.    

The Action to Catalyze Tech (ACT) Report: A Cross-Industry, Multi-Stakeholder Report

The ACT Report is a collaboration led by four key partners — Snap Inc., NCWIT, PwC, and the Aspen Institute — as part of an ...

NCWIT AspireIT Toolkit

The NCWIT AspireIT Toolkit helps anyone interested in designing engaging and inclusive computer science experiences for K-12 students, with a focus on broadening the participation ...

How Does the Lack of Diversity in Tech Limit the Technologies We Use? (Slide Deck)

Technology products and services must serve all populations equitably, which is not currently the case. Without diversity at the innovation table, technology will continue to ...

The Color of Our Future: An Online Conversation Series on the Empowerment and Inclusion of Black Women & Girls in Tech

NCWIT celebrates the contributions of Black women and girls in computing by hosting a series of virtual chats: “The Color of Our Future: An Online ...

NCWIT Scorecard: The Status of Women in Computing

The NCWIT Scorecard shows trends in the participation of girls and women of different races and ethnicities in computing in the U.S. over time. With ...

Inclusive Environmental Assessment Guide

The design and décor of the physical spaces where people work contain signals about who does and who does not belong there. When we view ...

Colorism Bias in the Tech Industry

Achieving equity in the tech industry must be intersectional: race, class, gender, sexuality, and other key factors of identity shape experiences differently; and understanding those ...

Communicating Research-based Interventions to Change Agents

This Guide was created to support the use of evidence-based interventions by change leaders. It can help researchers to avoid jargon and communicate effectively. This ...

Modern Figures Podcast

Modern Figures Podcast (http://modernfigurespodcast.com/) guest stars Black women in computing who share their stories and perspectives on technical, societal, and personal topics. Geared toward women ...

Enrich PK-8 Computing Education

Student influencers such as formal and informal educators and parents are eager to direct students to viable education opportunities in computing. Consider these key points ...

Tapestry Workshop-in-a-Box

Tapestry Workshop-in-a-Box contains materials for organizing professional development workshops that train high school educators in research-based, field-tested ways to attract and retain more and diverse ...

Multiple Factors Converge to Influence Women’s Persistence in Computing: A Qualitative Analysis

Previous research has suggested that access and exposure to computing, social supports, preparatory privilege, a sense of belonging in computing, and a computing identity all ...

Black Women and Girls in Computing Roundtable: Executive Brief

In August 2016, representatives from more than 40 non-profit, industry, media, education, and policy organizations gathered for a Black Women and Girls in Computing Roundtable, ...

Collaborating to Grow the Pathway of Native Americans in STEM: White Paper

Intel, in partnership with NCWIT, hosted Growing the Legacy of Native American Leadership in Science and Technology: A Thought Leadership Event. Key leaders in academia, ...

Resources for Change Agents

This guide, created by the Extension Services program, helps you find resources for attracting undergraduate women into computing and retaining them through graduation, including tools ...

Diversity in Computing: Why It Matters and How Organizations Can Achieve It

Computing-related jobs are interesting, well-paying, secure, and abundant, so why aren’t more women working in this creative field that produces the technology that is central ...

Girls in IT: The Facts

Girls in IT: The Facts, sponsored by NCWIT’s K-12 Alliance, is a synthesis of the existing literature on increasing girls’ participation in computing. It aims to bring ...

Evaluating a Mentoring Program Guide

Need help evaluating your mentoring program? This resource provides a step-by-step plan with example metrics for evaluating a workplace mentoring program (in either industry or ...

How Does the Physical Environment Affect Women’s Entry and Persistence in Computing?

The décor of physical spaces conveys messages about the kinds of people who belong there and the kinds of activities that should be done there. ...

Communicating for Change: Persuade Colleagues to Get on Board

Changing the culture of an organization to one that promotes women’s participation in computing requires that members reach new understandings and act in new ways. ...

Pipeline-in-a-Box: Promoting Advancement of CS/IT Students from Two-Year to Four-Year Institutions

Are you ready to transform the lives of community college students and diversify the computer science (CS) and information technology (IT) student body at four-year ...
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