Act and advocate for more inclusive computing learning experiences. Encourage and inspire students to explore computing pathways that match their interests and abilities.
Inspire and encourage individuals of all backgrounds, equip K-12 and higher education influencers, and foster virtual and in-person communities at local, regional, and national levels.
Mobilize year-round alongside formal and informal educators and other adult influencers nationwide working together to create lasting impact.
Build consensus for action amongst colleagues, leaders, and advisors to create momentum for measurable, sustainable change within computing departments and institutions.
Recognize students’ computing aspirations, honor faculty for their outstanding mentorship, secure strategic buy-in for lasting change, and more.
Mobilize year round alongside faculty, staff, administrators, department heads, and other mentors nationwide working together to create lasting impact.
Employ strategic approaches that avoid the typical pitfalls of traditional diversity, equity, and inclusion interventions.
Volunteer to engage with the next generation of technologists, amplify the bottom-line benefits of diverse technological contributions, and more.
Mobilize year round alongside corporate seniors, executives, and team leaders nationwide working together to create lasting impact.
Aspirations in Computing (AiC) provides encouragement, enables persistence, opens doors, and changes lives for women in technology from K-12 through career.
The Color of Our Future focuses on broadening the meaningful participation of underrepresented women and girls of color (black, Latinx, and Native American).
Conversations for Change: an online thought leadership presents research-based recommendations and prompts peer-to-peer discussions to further inclusivity in computing.
Counselors for Computing (C4C) offers professional development to school counselors, positioning them to effectively guide ALL students in exploring computing pathways.
Extension Services (ES) guides undergraduate and graduate computing departments in their efforts to strategically reimagine recruitment, retention, and evaluation.
Regional Initiatives serve as entry points into computing for women of diverse backgrounds, providing computing skill development, new employment opportunities, and more.
Sit With Me uses its iconic red chair to create in-person and virtual spaces where everyone can reflect on the value of diversity and inclusion.
The NCWIT Summit: where conversations lead to change is the world’s largest annual convening of change leaders focused on significantly improving diversity and equity in computing.
NCWIT hosts a moderated group email list, NCWIT-HigherEd, to support a year round “community of practice” for NCWIT Alliance member representatives. The NCWIT-HigherEd group email list …
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One of NCWIT’s most popular reports has been updated for 2016. See what’s changed and what hasn’t. Women in Tech: The Facts brings together the …
Women in Tech: The Facts (2016 Update) Read More »
In honor of Black History Month (February 2020) and Women’s History Month (March 2020), NCWIT celebrates the contributions of Black women and girls in computing …
The Color of Our Future: An Online Conversation Series on the Empowerment and Inclusion of Black Women & Girls in Tech Read More »
Check out the most compelling statistics on women’s participation in computing on a single page.
This report is stage one in the development of a “powertilt” assessment tool that leaders can use to identify and dismantle “powertilt” phenomena – that …
Powertilt: Examining Power, Influence, and the Myth of Meritocracy Within Technology Teams Read More »
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 …
NCWIT Counselors for Computing (C4C) Resource Booklet Read More »
The NCWIT Scorecard shows trends in girls’ and women’s participation in computing in the U.S. over time, providing a benchmark for measuring progress and identifying …
NCWIT Scorecard: The Status of Women in Computing [2020 Update] Read More »
Let’s Talk About Gender, Race, and Identity Use this slide deck, with its short videos (~3 min) and discussion questions, to learn about the complexity …
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“Tech Culture Interrupted” is an engaging and provocative conversation between NCWIT social scientists (Dr. Catherine Ashcraft and Dr. Brad McLain) and a variety of special …
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This self-guided course is designed for computing and information technology faculty and administrators who are beginning work on diversifying undergraduate computing programs or are trying to …
NCWIT 101: Introduction to Diversifying Undergraduate Computing Programs Read More »
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 …
Intersectionality in Tech 101 Read More »
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 …
Guide to Inclusive Computer Science Education: How educators can encourage and engage all students in computer science Read More »
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