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2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Rachael King

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Rachael King

Slides from Rachael King’s workshop, “Why You Should Never Raffle Off an iPad… (Unless You’re Apple).”

2014 NCWIT Summit – Workshop Slides by Melissa Thomas-Hunt

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?”

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

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 Christopher Metzler

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 Anna Giraldo-Kerr

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 Geoff Cohen

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 Mark Guzdial

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 Brayden King

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”

Unconscious Bias and Why It Matters For Women and Tech

Unconscious Bias and Why It Matters For Women and Tech

Learn about some of the hidden barriers that often prevent technical organizations from hiring and retaining top talent. This video will take you through a series of engaging, interactive experiments…

NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Give Employees More Effective Feedback Using a Growth Mindset

NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Give Employees More Effective Feedback Using a Growth Mindset

Effective feedback gives employees information they can realistically use to increase their learning and improve their performance. It abandons a “fixed mindset” that sees skills as “innate abilities” and instead…

Top 10 Ways to Engage Underrepresented Students in Computing

Top 10 Ways to Engage Underrepresented Students in Computing

These tips will help you to engage students in your computing courses and retain them in the major. These ideas and examples are drawn from theory and research conducted by…

NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Identify Male Advocates

NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Identify Male Advocates

Use these tips to identify likely male advocates. Also use this resource to spark discussion or role-play how you might put these tips into action in your own organization. These…

NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Give Students More Effective Feedback Using a Growth Mindset

NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Give Students More Effective Feedback Using a Growth Mindset

Effective feedback gives students the information they actually use to increase their learning and improve their performance. It should employ a “growth mindset” that focuses on developing intelligence through effort,…

NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Increase Male Advocacy

NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Increase Male Advocacy

Once you have identified potential advocates, use these tips to increase their advocacy. These ideas and quotes are drawn from research NCWIT conducted with male advocates in technical workplaces. Tips…

e-Textiles-in-a-Box

e-Textiles-in-a-Box

Use the e-Textiles-in-a-Box tutorial and get ready to teach young people about electronics and computing. Based on the Computational Textiles Curriculum and Sew Electric from MIT, e-Textiles-in-a-Box provides instructions for…

Results of a Large-Scale, Multi-Institutional Study of Undergraduate Retention in Computing

Results of a Large-Scale, Multi-Institutional Study of Undergraduate Retention in Computing

The recent upsurge in enrollments in computing means that student attrition has a substantial opportunity cost. Admitting a student who leaves both reduces graduation yield and prevents another equally qualified student from enrolling. Professors…

Regional Celebrations-in-a-Box: Connecting Communities of Technical Women

Regional Celebrations-in-a-Box: Connecting Communities of Technical Women

Regional Celebrations-in-a-Box contains resources for organizing small conferences designed to increase the participation, retention, and advancement of technical women. This program-in-a-box is a compilation of materials and practices from Regional…

Top 10 Ways to Hire the Best for Your Computing Start-up

Top 10 Ways to Hire the Best for Your Computing Start-up

This Top 10 resource offers recommendations for attracting and hiring highly qualified diverse technical employees into start-up companies. The recommendations include attention to casting a wide inclusive net, stereotyped language…

Top 10 Ways to Increase Girls’ Participation in Computing Competitions

Top 10 Ways to Increase Girls’ Participation in Computing Competitions

Are you interested in getting more girls involved in your computing competition? This Top 10 resource offers simple suggestions to make your competition appeal to a wider range of participants.…

NCWIT Checklist for Reducing Unconscious Bias in Job Descriptions/Advertisements

NCWIT Checklist for Reducing Unconscious Bias in Job Descriptions/Advertisements

This Job Description Checklist helps you analyze ads for subtle biases in language, in criteria, and in how you describe your workplace. Related Resources: View NCWIT Tips for Writing Better Job…

NCWIT Tips for Startup Members

NCWIT Tips for Startup Members

NCWIT Tips for Startup Members is a series of action items to help you implement or improve recruitment and retention practices, avoid unconscious bias, manage talent, and more. View Issue…

Resources for Change Agents

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 for assessing your efforts. For…

Male Advocates and Allies: Promoting Gender Diversity in Technology Workplaces

Male Advocates and Allies: Promoting Gender Diversity in Technology Workplaces

This report, sponsored by NCWIT’s Workforce Alliance, provides an inside look into how men think about and advocate for diversity in the technical workplace. Drawing from interviews with 47 men…

Top 10 Ways of Recruiting High School Women into Your Computing Classes

Top 10 Ways of Recruiting High School Women into Your Computing Classes

Recruiting diverse students to computing requires that you spark their interest, build their confidence they can succeed, create a community where they feel like they belong, and help them see…

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

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 to our daily lives? This…

How Can Encouragement Increase Persistence in Computing?

How Can Encouragement Increase Persistence in Computing?

Encouragement increases self-efficacy, which is the belief in one’s ability to successfully perform a task. Because we are more likely to engage in tasks that we believe we can perform…

Talk with Faculty Colleagues About Stereotype Threat

Talk with Faculty Colleagues About Stereotype Threat

This Talking Point Card explains stereotype threat and how it is triggered, shares examples of effects from stereotype threat, and suggests ways to create a stereotype threat-free environment for attracting…

Stereotypes and Stereotype Threat Affect Computing Students

Stereotypes and Stereotype Threat Affect Computing Students

This slide deck is a companion piece to the NCWIT Talking Point Card Talk with Faculty Colleagues About Stereotype Threat (www.ncwit.org/stereotypethreattp). You can hand out the card to your colleagues and then…

AgentCubes-in-a-Box: Introduce Computing Through Game Design

AgentCubes-in-a-Box: Introduce Computing Through Game Design

Introduce students to computer science through AgentCubes, a powerful and engaging 2-D and 3-D programming tool. By completing the lessons in this program-in-a-box, your middle school students will learn to…

NCWIT 2011 Summit Slides, Stereotype Threat and the Role of Encouragement

NCWIT 2011 Summit Slides, Stereotype Threat and the Role of Encouragement

This talk features one of the pre-eminent experts on stereotype threat, Joshua Aronson, talking about how stereotype threat affects underrepresented groups in particular environments and what we can do to alleviate…

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, The Influence of Women on the Collective Intelligence of Human Groups

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, The Influence of Women on the Collective Intelligence of Human Groups

Learn more about collective intelligence and groundbreaking findings from two recent studies on collective intelligence. These studies found that while collective intelligence was not associated with individual intelligence of group…

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, Stereotype Threat: How It Affects Your Students and What You Can Do to Help

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, Stereotype Threat: How It Affects Your Students and What You Can Do to Help

The awareness of stereotypes about your group can suppress your intelligence, your motivation, your curiosity, and your ultimate achievement. In this workshop, Joshua Aronson will explain stereotype threat, the science…

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Orientation Slides

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Orientation Slides

CEO and Co-founder, Lucy Sanders, provides a progress report for NCWIT and talk about our milestones, activities, projects, and plans for the future.

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Plenary 1 Slides

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Plenary 1 Slides

“Spatial Skills and Success in STEM: Thinking About Gender Differences” by Dr. Nora Newcombe

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Plenary 2 Slides

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Plenary 2 Slides

“Minimizing Gender Biases in the Workplace: From Individual Survival Strategies to Organizational Solutions” by Dr. Shelley Correll

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Aspirations Award Affiliate Slides

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Aspirations Award Affiliate Slides

Award for Aspirations in Computing Ceremony – Illinois Affiliate

NCWIT 2012 Summit – State of NCWIT Slides

NCWIT 2012 Summit – State of NCWIT Slides

“Community, Evidence, and Action” by Dr. Bobby Schnabel

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, NCWIT2Go

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, NCWIT2Go

“Where Could You Take NCWIT, and Where Can We Take You?” by Jenny Slade, Dr. Wendy DuBow, Jennifer Jirous, and Dr. Charlie McDowell Have you gone to a conference and…

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, Job Advertisements

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, Job Advertisements

“How Job Ads Can Reinforce or Undermine the Status Quo” by Dr. Aaron Kay People are powerfully, and usually unconsciously, motivated to view the status quo as the way things…

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, Reverse Mentoring Programs

NCWIT 2012 Summit – Workshop Slides, Reverse Mentoring Programs

Reverse Mentoring: What is it, and How Might it Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Your Organization? Rosie Cofre, Randall Lane, Tina Wing, and Angela Archon discuss two companies’ experiences with…

NCWIT 2011 Summit – Orientation Slides

NCWIT 2011 Summit – Orientation Slides

Are you new to NCWIT? Do you want to know why we exist, what’s our mission, and what we actually do? Members new and old as well as guests and…

NCWIT 2011 Summit – Workshop Slides, CS Education: Success Stories from the Field

NCWIT 2011 Summit – Workshop Slides, CS Education: Success Stories from the Field

Maureen Biggers hosts several panelists: Tammy Pirmann, Idit Harel Caperton, Jean Ryoo, Dennis Groth, Jane Margolis in a discussion about CS education success stories.

NCWIT 2011 Summit – Workshop Slides, Technical Women and the Great Debate: Change the System or Change the Woman?

NCWIT 2011 Summit – Workshop Slides, Technical Women and the Great Debate: Change the System or Change the Woman?

Moderator Vivek Wadhwa hosts panelists Helen Peterson, Joanne Wilson, and Sara Chipps.

NCWIT 2011 Summit – Workshop Slides, Tinkering: How might ‘Making Stuff’ Influence Girls’ Interest in STEM and Computing?

NCWIT 2011 Summit – Workshop Slides, Tinkering: How might ‘Making Stuff’ Influence Girls’ Interest in STEM and Computing?

Moderator Marie Bjerede hosts panelists Tony DeRose, Leah Buechley, and Sylvia Martinez

Girls in IT: The Facts

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 together this latest research so…

Top 10 Ways to Thrive in Your Technical Career

Top 10 Ways to Thrive in Your Technical Career

This resource provides tips mid-career technical women can use to advance their careers.

How Do You Introduce Computing in an Engaging Way?

How Do You Introduce Computing in an Engaging Way?

Engage students not already drawn to computing by creating academic and social environments where these students feel like they belong. Students respond positively to solving real-life problems that draw on…

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