The Aspire IT program uses a near-peer model where program leaders teach younger girls fundamentals in programming and computational thinking in fun, creative environments that are supported by program partners from the NCWIT
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is a partnership of more than 300 businesses, schools and other organizations committed to the goal of increasing women's participation in technology and computing.
The position will be housed in the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT
) at the University of Colorado at Boulder (ATLAS Institute).
As a Hauling member of the NCWIT
Entreprenerial Alliance, the team works to recruit and retain more 'omen in tech-related industries.
award was created three years ago to honor young women in such fields as computer science, which are typically dominated by men, said Jenny Slade, NCWIT
The outreach task force has proposed a permanent home for some of the outreach effort at the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT
) at the University of Colorado campus.
Moreover, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT
) and its alliance partners will help promote scholarships to female engineers and coders this year.
Co-founder and COO Nancy Phillips is a board member of the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT
), and she provides support to women who want to pursue careers in computing and IT.