Overview of NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology)
Beth Quinn National Center for Women & Information Technology
Objectives This session introduces participants to National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)--a member-based non-profit organization of almost 600 academic institutions, companies, and non-profits working to increase women’s meaningful participation in computing. We will provide an overview of how NCWIT equips change leaders with research-based resources to build capacity, raise awareness, reach critical populations, and implement systemic change in their organizations. We will then focus on what college faculty can do as instructors to retain women in their programs. Free NCWIT resources and information on how to get involved will be provided.
Targeted Attendees Faculty interested in increase the participation of girls and women in computing.
Recommended Citation: Quinn, B., (2016). Overview of NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology). Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference, (2016) n.4169, Las Vegas, Nevada