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.
NCWIT Recognitions foster great potential that otherwise may have gone unrecognized, and foster great ideas that might never have come to fruition.
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 Tech Inclusion Journey (TIJ) is a unique, scalable software platform that empowers change leaders to implement systemic, sustainable approaches to the creation of inclusive cultures.
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.
This inclusive speaker orientation course is designed to provide essential background knowledge and practical skills to promote inclusivity in presentations, messaging, and other communications. It …
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Ensuring that your technical conference provides a welcome environment for a wide range of attendees is important for broadening participation in technology. Use these tips …
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Tapestry Workshop-in-a-Box contains materials for organizing professional development workshops that train high school educators in research-based, field-tested ways to attract and retain more and diverse …
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Previous research has suggested that access and exposure to computing, social supports, preparatory privilege, a sense of belonging in computing, and a computing identity all …
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In August 2016, representatives from more than 40 non-profit, industry, media, education, and policy organizations gathered for a Black Women and Girls in Computing Roundtable, …
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Intel, in partnership with NCWIT, hosted Growing the Legacy of Native American Leadership in Science and Technology: A Thought Leadership Event. Key leaders in academia, …
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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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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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The décor of physical spaces conveys messages about the kinds of people who belong there and the kinds of activities that should be done there. …
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Changing the culture of an organization to one that promotes women’s participation in computing requires that members reach new understandings and act in new ways. …
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