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Top 10 Ways to Engage School Counselors as Allies in the Effort to Increase Student Access to Computer Science Education and Careers

Top 10 Ways to Engage School Counselors as Allies in the Effort to Increase Student Access to Computer Science Education and Careers

School counselors are eager to direct students to viable education and career opportunities. Consider these key points for collaboration as you plan to meet with…

NCWIT Scorecard: The Status of Women in Computing [2020 Update]

NCWIT Scorecard: The Status of Women in Computing [2020 Update]

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…

Why Should Young People Consider Careers in Computing and Information Technology?

Why Should Young People Consider Careers in Computing and Information Technology?

What should you tell a young person about IT careers? How can they prepare now for a career in IT? Created for school counselors by…

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…

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…

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…

Critical Listening Guide: Just Because You Always Hear It, Doesn’t Mean It’s True

Critical Listening Guide: Just Because You Always Hear It, Doesn’t Mean It’s True

Use this guide to help identify common misunderstandings that surface when people talk about how to increase the participation of women. Learn to spot “red…

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