As part of an effort to encourage more young women to choose careers in technology, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) seeks to recognize high school women with outstanding achievements and aspirations in computing and technology through the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.
The Northern California Affiliate is proud to host this award for thirty-one northern California counties extending from Sacramento north.
We encourage women in grades 9-12 to apply.
NCWIT seeks high-school-level young women to apply for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing! The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women active and interested in computing and encourages them to pursue their passion for technology.
National awrard winners receive:
- $500 in cash
- A laptop computer
- An engraved award (for both the student and her school)
- An expenses-paid trip to the national Award ceremony (for the student and her parent/guardian) on March 10, 2013
Also presented was the Educator Award.
|Application Open Date:||Sep 15, 2012|
|Application Deadline:||Oct 31, 2012|
|Endorsement Deadline:||Nov 07, 2012|
|Award Event Date:||March 30, 2013|
Eligible Counties in the Northern California
Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Mono, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba
The 2013 awards will be presented during our event on March 30, 2013.
Awards Event Schedule
|9:50am-10:10am||Students, Parents, and Educators arrive||1003 Kemper Hall|
|10:10am-10:20am||Welcome and Introductions||1003 Kemper Hall|
|10:20am-10:30am||Icebreaker 1||1003 Kemper Hall|
|10:30am-10:50am||Lab Tour – Motion Capture Lab||272 Hoagland Hall|
|10:55am-11:15am||Lab Tour – IEL||1067 Bainer Hall|
|11:20am-11:40am||Lab Tour – KeckCAVES||Earth and Physical Sciences Building|
|11:45am-12:00pm||Icebreaker 2||1003 Kemper Hall|
|12:00pm-12:20pm||Lunch||1003 Kemper Hall|
|12:20pm-12:55pm||Presentations||1003 Kemper Hall|
|12:55pm-1:10pm||Undergraduate Admissions||1003 Kemper Hall|
|1:10pm-1:30pm||Small Groups – Parents & Students||1003 Kemper Hall|
|1:30pm-2:30pm||Presentation of Awards & Photos||1003 Kemper Hall|
To apply for the 2013 Northern California Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing, please visit the NCWIT Affiliate Award website.