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.
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.
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 »
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 »
The design and décor of the physical spaces where people work contain signals about who does and who does not belong there. When we view …
Inclusive Environmental Assessment Guide Read More »
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 …
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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 …
Communicating Research-based Interventions to Change Agents Read More »
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 …
Modern Figures Podcast Read More »
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 …
Organize: Broadening Participation in Computing State Summit Toolkit Read More »
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 …
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