Utah: Southern Utah

Southern Utah Aspirations in Computing (SUAIC) is a growing as an outreach program! It targets 18 counties -high school girls (9th-12 grade: Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, Millard, Piute, San Juan, Sevier, Washington, Wayne, Grand, Emery, San Pete, Juab; and Nevada (Lincoln, White Pine, Elko, & Eukerka). Reasons why be part of SUAIC : 1) Banquet lunch & Award ceremony will be held on March 23rd, 2019 on SUU campus (11.00 a.m.- 1.30 p.m.). Our signature is all the young aspiring women along with parents, high school educators & SUU community are invited to come together to celebrate at the event…there will be free lunch, “sit with me”, pictures, prizes, & you get to dress up! 2) Recognition. Everyone in this ceremony has accomplished amazing things –All high school women & educators will receive certificates …winners receive NCWIT 2 plagues- one for them & one for their school. At this ceremony, you get recognized for the cool and unique things you’ve done. You get featured on SUAIC website/ news press/ recognized by your school, etc. 3) Scholarship opportunities–Internships. Another big perk to being a part of this community is to learn about the scholarship opportunities .. number of amazing professionals involved in the event is a springboard for opportunities…By being selected as a winner or runner-up for one of these awards, you are given the opportunity to apply for up to three different internships offered by several companies. These internships take place over the summer and are a great way to get experience, as well as learn what the real workplace is like. 4) Networking & Sharing Ideas for Projects. In you application you get a chance to share your ideas & what you have accomplished (e.g. programming camps, others have done past internships with technological companies, and more….. Share your idea with SUU faculty & community …with other aspiring women … Just being at the awards ceremony and talking wit some of the other girls there is bound to be a good experience. On top of that, you might become great friends with someone you met at the Award for Aspirations in Computing ceremony. 5) Swag. All get cool swag from SUU. Winner & runner-up also receive Swags from NCWIT sponsors (e.g. Logic PD, Land O’ Lakes, Microsoft). 6) Inspiration to pursue your dreams. Everyone in this community has done such amazing things – that includes you! Our stories show the different struggles we’ve had to face and no one has had the same experiences. Learn from everyone’s stories, get new ideas, find new avenues to pursue, and face your dreams with a new determination!

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This year, SUAIC recieved 139 applicants- the 2nd highest in the nation among 79 Aspiratiosn chapters!