Encourage Girls’ Exploration of Computing
Other Ways to Keep Girls Engaged with Computing
AspireIT is just one way to spark girls’ interest in computing. Adult influencers can also discuss the creativity of a computing job and the value of technical skills, and discover local opportunities and explore activities. (View a short list online.)
Keep Going with Aspirations in Computing
AspireIT is also only one of many opportunities available through Aspirations in Computing — a program that provides girls and women with ongoing engagement, visibility, and encouragement for their computing-related interests and achievements from high school through college and into the workforce.
- For high school students, the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. (View eligibilities, prizes, and additional details for this award online.)
- For college students, the NCWIT Collegiate Award honors the outstanding computing accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate women. (View eligibilities, prizes, and additional details for this award online.)
- Also for college students, the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Community accepts applications year round from technical women into this vast network with invaluable benefits, including exclusive access to scholarships, internships, and job opportunities, as well as private invitations to virtual and in-person meetups. (View eligibilities and additional details online.)