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 of girls, women, and other underrepresented populations. The Toolkit equips facilitators with the resources and support they need to create sustainable and lasting change in their communities.

Click on the plus sign button in each section below to learn more.

AspireIT Participants Working Together

Find activities, a “How-To” Guide for running a program, and examples from community members showcasing a variety of program types.

Find research to show why computer science programming is important, how to engage underrepresented groups, and NCWIT resources to assist in creating meaningful programs.

Find ways to connect with other educators, initiatives, and mentors to help you and your participants succeed.


Check out the NCWIT AspireIT One-Day Event Guide to gather tips on how to implement a one-day computing outreach event/workshop in your community.

  • Download the One-Day Event Guide: (PDF)

If you need assistance in navigating the Toolkit, please watch the Toolkit Overview video below that breaks down the individual sections of the Toolkit and outlines what each component has to offer. If you have any questions or need additional guidance with the Toolkit, please reach out to us at and we will be happy to assist.

The NCWIT AspireIT Toolkit is supported by Infosys Foundation USA. 


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