Thursday, October 25, 2012

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing honors women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests.  The program offers both national and local affiliate competitions.  National winnder receive $500, a laptop and a trip to the March 9, 2013 awards gala.

Since 2007, NCWIT has inducted more than 1300 young women into the Aspirations in Computing Talent Pipeline program and honored more than 50 teachers with the NCWIT Educator Award.  One past award recipient stated,

"Because of this award, I am more self-confident; I'm reminded that I can actually succeed in technology-related fields."

Visit the website to read more from past student and educator award recipients.

Applications are open now through October 31.  Apply at

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