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You Can Actively Recruit a Diverse Range of Girls into High School Computing Classes: A Workbook for High School Teachers

You Can Actively Recruit a Diverse Range of Girls into High School Computing Classes: A Workbook for High School Teachers

This workbook will help educators and influencers understand the research-based reasons why a diverse range of girls are less likely to take computing courses in high school. High school teachers…

Set Up a Mentoring Culture for Graduate Students: Roles of Faculty and Peers

Set Up a Mentoring Culture for Graduate Students: Roles of Faculty and Peers

Mentoring programs are an excellent way to support graduate students’ sense of belonging in the local intellectual community and help them move forward in their professional careers. Everyone benefits from…

Performance Evaluation Toolkit

Performance Evaluation Toolkit

Research shows that even individuals who consider themselves committed to equality still engage in unconscious forms of bias and discrimination that negatively affect the evaluations and experiences of women and…

Bridging the Encouragement Gap in Computing

Bridging the Encouragement Gap in Computing

There is consensus among researchers that encouragement matters and plays a critical role in engaging more young women and girls in computing. Here are some key highlights from published research…

Colorism Bias in the Tech Industry

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 differences is critical to promoting…

Communicating Research-based Interventions to Change Agents

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 resource is intended to help…

Task Assignment Toolkit

Task Assignment Toolkit

Task assignment is a key area where bias emerges, exacerbating workplace inequity. Research shows that women and members of other underrepresented groups are more often channeled into “execution” or project…

3.0 TECHNOLOchicas Posters – Set of Eleven (11″x17″)

3.0 TECHNOLOchicas Posters – Set of Eleven (11″x17″)

Set of eleven TECHNOLOchicas 3.0 11″x17″ posters.

The Ascent of Women-founded Venture-backed Startups in the United States

The Ascent of Women-founded Venture-backed Startups in the United States

This report, sponsored by NCWIT, adds to the relatively limited research studying patterns of women-founded, venture-backed startups. While others have tended to look at topline aggregates of venture deals and…

Modern Figures Podcast

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 of color in STEM, especially…

Organize: Broadening Participation in Computing State Summit Toolkit

Organize: Broadening Participation in Computing State Summit Toolkit

Advancing K-16 computing education in a state is a complex and collaborative endeavor. Computing education state summits are an important part of this process and can help to develop and advance a…

Counselors for Computing (C4C): Collaborating for CS Equity and Access (Webinar)

Counselors for Computing (C4C): Collaborating for CS Equity and Access (Webinar)

Did you know some of your greatest allies in advocating for computer science (CS) might work right alongside you every day? CS educators across the nation are finding that collaborating…

Los 10 mejores consejos para que la familia logre que las niñas se interesen en la computación

Los 10 mejores consejos para que la familia logre que las niñas se interesen en la computación

La tecnología es un campo de rápido crecimiento, con salarios altos y creativo. He aquí 10 consejos para que usted, como miembro de la familia, pueda estimular a las niñas…

Top 10 Ways Families Can Encourage Girls’ Interest in Computing

Top 10 Ways Families Can Encourage Girls’ Interest in Computing

Technology is a fast-growing, high-paying, creative field. Here are 10 ways that you, as a family member, can encourage the girls in your life to study, and have a career…

Computer Science Professional Development Guide

Computer Science Professional Development Guide

Three out of five schools in the U.S. do not offer computing courses that include programming or coding, yet we know that computing jobs are the way of the future.…

NCWIT Tips: 13 Tips for Creating and Sustaining a Women in Computing Group on Your Campus

NCWIT Tips: 13 Tips for Creating and Sustaining a Women in Computing Group on Your Campus

Women in Computing (WIC) groups on college and university campuses can help reduce feelings of isolation and increase a sense of community and belonging. They can also be places where…

Computer Science Is for Everyone: A toolkit for middle and high schools to increase diversity in computer science education

Computer Science Is for Everyone: A toolkit for middle and high schools to increase diversity in computer science education

Schools across the country and around the world are working to increase access to quality CS education. But while CS classes and opportunities are expanding, too many students — especially…

Computer Science Is for Everyone (PowerPoint)

Computer Science Is for Everyone (PowerPoint)

This customizable PowerPoint presentation is an excellent resource for schools who wish to educate their community about computer science, to teach about the importance of diversity in CS education and…

University Pathway to IT and Computing Careers

University Pathway to IT and Computing Careers

Part of Counselors for Computing (C4C), this card connects students’ interests with IT and computing career paths that can be achieved through enrollment in a university or four-year college. Degree…

Community College Pathway to IT and Computing Careers

Community College Pathway to IT and Computing Careers

Part of Counselors for Computing (C4C), this card connects students’ interests with IT and computing career paths that can be achieved through enrollment in a community college. Degrees are linked…

Military Pathway to IT and Computing Careers

Military Pathway to IT and Computing Careers

Part of Counselors for Computing (C4C), this card connects students’ interests with opportunities in IT and computing that can be achieved through military service and beyond. Information about IT military…

The Beautiful Noise of Peer Instruction: An Interview with Beth Simon

The Beautiful Noise of Peer Instruction: An Interview with Beth Simon

An often overlooked way to broaden participation in computing is to grow a more inclusive student community and culture. A good way to build this community is to employ well-structured…

2018 NCWIT Summit – “How to Make Your Corporate Diversity Programs Count” Workshop by Mary Fairchild

2018 NCWIT Summit – “How to Make Your Corporate Diversity Programs Count” Workshop by Mary Fairchild

Learn simple methods for thoughtfully measuring the impact of corporate diversity programs, how to build a community of practice in your company, and next steps for how you will measure…

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Keeping the ALL in CSforALL” Workshop by Ruthe Farmer and Leigh Ann DeLyser

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Keeping the ALL in CSforALL” Workshop by Ruthe Farmer and Leigh Ann DeLyser

The movement to build computer science education for the U.S. is well under way, with new states, districts, and providers joining every day. As the institutionalization of CS progresses in…

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Strengthening 2- to 4-Year Transfer Pathways: Implications for Broadening Participation” Workshop by John Fink

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Strengthening 2- to 4-Year Transfer Pathways: Implications for Broadening Participation” Workshop by John Fink

Millions of students start at community colleges each year, most of whom hope to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree, yet less than 15% are successful in doing so, including

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Let’s Talk R&R: Expert Advice on Undergraduate Recruitment and Retention” Workshop by Leisa Thompson and Sherri L. Sanders

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Let’s Talk R&R: Expert Advice on Undergraduate Recruitment and Retention” Workshop by Leisa Thompson and Sherri L. Sanders

This breakout answers questions about how to increase the representation of women in your undergraduate computing program including personalized advice from our experienced NCWIT Extension Services for Undergraduate Programs consultants.

2018 NCWIT Summit – “TECHNOLOchicas” Presentation by Jannie Fernandez

2018 NCWIT Summit – “TECHNOLOchicas” Presentation by Jannie Fernandez

Meet the TECHNOLOchicas 3.0, and learn about this ongoing initiative to raises awareness among young Latinas and their families about opportunities and careers in technology.

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Pink Brain, Blue Brain: What’s the Real Story When It Comes To ‘Gender Differences’” Plenary by Lise Eliot

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Pink Brain, Blue Brain: What’s the Real Story When It Comes To ‘Gender Differences’” Plenary by Lise Eliot

The so-called “debate” about sex differences made waves again this year, especially in the popular discourse around women and tech. Dr. Eliot will challenge some of these long-standing myths, providing…

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Building Your Diversity Toolkit” Workshop by Lisa Flores and Mary Ann Villarreal

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Building Your Diversity Toolkit” Workshop by Lisa Flores and Mary Ann Villarreal

As our institutions focus on diversifying our campuses and workplaces, one of the questions we need to ask as we “build our diversity toolkit” is how can our program, department,…

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Reaching Rural and Remote Areas Bit by Bit! How to Connect Rural Populations With Resources and Opportunities for Computing Education” Workshop by Shalini Kesar

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Reaching Rural and Remote Areas Bit by Bit! How to Connect Rural Populations With Resources and Opportunities for Computing Education” Workshop by Shalini Kesar

Learn how to engage rural areas in your state and region and reach underrepresented populations in tech. Dr. Shalini Kesar of Southern Utah University has led one of the largest…

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Just Because You Always Hear It, Doesn’t Mean It’s True: Applying NCWIT’s Critical Listening Guide” Workshop by Deborah Keyek-Franssen

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Just Because You Always Hear It, Doesn’t Mean It’s True: Applying NCWIT’s Critical Listening Guide” Workshop by Deborah Keyek-Franssen

To cultivate interconnected, inclusive teams, change leaders need to recognize and celebrate diverse backgrounds and perspectives. This jiffy listening skills tune-up session uses active exploration of inclusion and diversity concepts…

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Improve Your CS/IT Program’s Culture: An Academic Alliance “Living Resource” Workshop by John Paxton, Tracy Camp, Perry Fizzano, and Beth Quinn

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Improve Your CS/IT Program’s Culture: An Academic Alliance “Living Resource” Workshop by John Paxton, Tracy Camp, Perry Fizzano, and Beth Quinn

Explore with other Academic Alliance members strategies for improving your department’s climate for inclusion and diversity in three key areas: 1) effective and inclusive faculty hiring, 2) improving student culture,…

2018 NCWIT Summit – “What Would You Say If… Helping Change Leaders Respond to Microaggressions, Bias, and Other Nonsense” Workshop by Colleen Lewis

2018 NCWIT Summit – “What Would You Say If… Helping Change Leaders Respond to Microaggressions, Bias, and Other Nonsense” Workshop by Colleen Lewis

Learn practical strategies for what you can do, as a change leader to make your classroom, workplace, or program more inclusive.

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Summit Welcome and Housekeeping Day 1” by Lucy Sanders

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Summit Welcome and Housekeeping Day 1” by Lucy Sanders

NCWIT CEO and Co-founder Lucy Sanders officially welcomes attendees to the 2018 NCWIT Summit.

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Pioneer in Tech Evi Nemeth” Presentation by Terry Morreale

2018 NCWIT Summit – “Pioneer in Tech Evi Nemeth” Presentation by Terry Morreale

Learn more about Pioneer in Tech Award recipient Evi Nemeth.

Enrich PK-8 Computing Education

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 and resources that can be…

How Do Stereotype Threats Affect Retention?

How Do Stereotype Threats Affect Retention?

Stereotype threat harms both performance and motivation by reducing our feelings of competence, belonging, and trust in our colleagues. However, careful thought, education, and regular assessment of diversity practices can…

Inclusive Speaker Orientation Course

Inclusive Speaker Orientation Course

This inclusive speaker orientation course is designed to provide essential background knowledge and practical skills to promote inclusivity in presentations, messaging, and other communications. It is divided into 3 short,…

NCWIT Tips: 9 Tips for Creating Inclusive Corporate Websites

NCWIT Tips: 9 Tips for Creating Inclusive Corporate Websites

Your company’s website is an important tool for communicating commitment to diversity to clients, the public, and current and prospective employees. These tips will help you create a website that…

Computation Creativity: An Interview with UNL’s Elizabeth Ingraham and Leen-Kiat Soh

Computation Creativity: An Interview with UNL’s Elizabeth Ingraham and Leen-Kiat Soh

Learn more about using Computation Creativity activities in your introductory computing courses to engage your students and to improve their learning. In this March 2018 issue of ACM Inroads magazine,…

NCWIT Tips: 13 Tips to Make Technical Conferences More Inclusive

NCWIT Tips: 13 Tips to Make Technical Conferences More Inclusive

Ensuring that your technical conference provides a welcome environment for a wide range of attendees is important for broadening participation in technology. Use these tips to help you create a…

Computer Science-in-a-Box: Unplug Your Curriculum (2018 Update)

Computer Science-in-a-Box: Unplug Your Curriculum (2018 Update)

Computer Science-in-a-Box: Unplug Your Curriculum introduces fundamental building blocks of computer science — without using computers. Use it with students ages 9 to 14 to teach lessons about how computers…

2.0 TECHNOLOchicas Posters – Set of Ten (11″x17″)

2.0 TECHNOLOchicas Posters – Set of Ten (11″x17″)

Set of ten TECHNOLOchicas 11″x17″ posters.

Exploring Inquiry Learning: An EngageCSEdu Author and a User Discuss POGIL

Exploring Inquiry Learning: An EngageCSEdu Author and a User Discuss POGIL

This is the third of a regular column that EngageCSEdu is doing for ACM InRoads magazine. The goal of the column is that by highlighting aspects of the EngageCSEdu project…

Mission Possible (24″x36″ poster)

Mission Possible (24″x36″ poster)

Students see just ten of the many ways computer science is making the world a better place. Encourage them to imagine more. This poster is one of three Counselors for…

Life in Code (24″x36″ poster)

Life in Code (24″x36″ poster)

Show that computer science is integral to daily life — even if you can’t see it. You might ask students, “What else belongs on this poster?” This poster is one…

What’s Your Coding Super Power? (24″x36″ poster)

What’s Your Coding Super Power? (24″x36″ poster)

Let students see that combining computer science with things they are passionate about can give them the skills to make a real difference in the world. This poster is one…

2017 NCWIT Summit – Summit Welcome

2017 NCWIT Summit – Summit Welcome

NCWIT CEO and Co-founder Lucy Sanders welcomes attendees to the 2017 NCWIT Summit.

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