NCWIT, the National Center for Women & Information Technology, is a not-for-profit organization that works to ensure that women are fully represented in the influential worlds of information technology and computing. The application for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing opens tomorrow, September 1, 2015.
The program will provide opportunities for participants to interact with testimony through IWitness activities and other multimedia resources in a collaborative and supportive environment. There will also be fieldtrip and community service opportunities. Participants will be provided with an orientation, guidance and ongoing support throughout the duration of the program. Click the link for the application.
Are you, or do you plan to be elected to a leadership position at H SA? Are you interested in leadership and political roles on a national scale? If so, apply for the United States Senate Youth Program. Finalists go on to compete for an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC to participate in the week-long program. In addition to building your leadership capacity and adding the experience to your resume, it is a great opportunity to represent HSA on a national level. Click on the link for more information. All applications are due by Friday, September 25, 2015.
We wanted to let you know about an exciting new initiative (including grant funding) that is launching in September in partnership with the LA County Board of Supervisors, Metro, Bad Robot, Boeing and others. Girls Build LA empowers girls in schools across Los Angeles to highlight the challenges they face and provide them with resources to design and implement solutions that effect widespread change in their communities.