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.
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These tips can help employees have effective conversations about flexible work options with their managers.
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This toolkit contains a variety of resources for people seeking to advance sponsorship, for would-be sponsors, and for protégés looking for a sponsor. Use these …
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Sponsors can make a world of difference in anyone’s career, but research shows that they can be especially important for female or other employees who …
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This report provides a comprehensive review of current research on gender-diverse teams. Despite their challenges, they demonstrate superior productivity and financial performance compared with homogenous …
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Effective feedback gives students information they actually use to increase their learning and improve their performance. It should employ a “growth mindset” that focuses on …
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This resource provides tips mid-career technical women can use to advance their careers.
The original 2007 report, Who Invents IT? An Analysis of Women’s Participation in Information Technology Patenting, examined the rates at which women have been patenting …
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Employees report that the supervisory relationship is one of the most significant factors in their decision to leave or stay with an organization. Are you, …
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