- Aspirations in Computing
- Race and Intersectionality
- Summit General
- Summit Plenary
The NCWIT Pioneer in Tech Award recognizes technical women whose lifetime contributions have significantly impacted the landscape of technological innovation, amplifying the importance of capitalizing on the diverse perspectives that girls and women can bring to the table. In this session, we celebrate the 2022 recipient, Frances “Poppy” Northcutt.
Want to learn about creating cultures that are affirming of gender and sexual diversity? This session focuses on the K-12 space and will also touch on ways curriculum can be made more inclusive.
ant to learn about creating cultures that are affirming of gender and sexual diversity? This workshop series brings attention to policy, climate, and social and cultural norms and practices.
“Navigating the New Normal: Renewal, Allyship, & Joy During Twin Pandemics” With Dr. Damon A. Williams
Nationally recognized DEI scholar and expert Dr. Damon A. Williams leads this discussion on Inclusive Excellence, strategic diversity leadership, and allyship in learning environments and in the workplace, and offers simple, yet effective strategies for how leaders can level-up from bystander to up-stander.
“Powertilt: Examining Power, Influence, and the Myth of Meritocracy” With Doctors Catherine Ashcraft and Brad McLain
Lack of influence in key innovation processes results in what we term a powertilt phenomenon — that is, a differential distribution of power and influence along lines of gender, race, and other intersecting social identities. We present findings from our study examining what counts as power and how it operates on technical teams.
In this live talk, Dr. Julie Battilana discusses the fundamentals of power, debunks the common myths surrounding it, and reveals how to harness power for positive impact in our lives and in the world.
Paired mentors and protégés exchange advice for career advancement and reduced turnover. Formal mentoring programs may include organized activities that provide a framework for the …
Faculty mentoring programs help junior faculty to acclimate and promote relationships that can cover a broad range of topics. These programs enhance career commitment and …
By removing time and location constraints, e-mentoring allows women to connect with many more women than face-to-face mentoring permits. It can also promote more open …
In addition to demonstrating expertise and experience, intentional role models display their strengths and weaknesses and help observers see how they could attain a similar …
Educational software can increase students’ motivation, interest, and academic achievement in science and math. To do so, it must be selected and utilized properly to …