2021 NCWIT Collegiate Award Showcase


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Selected from more than 150 applicants, the 18 Winners and Honorable Mentions are excited to share their expertise around six innovative topics related to computing and technology.

Photos of recipients


Thursday, June 3, 2021

6:00 p.m. - 7:10 p.m. EDT



How To Join

Register via Zoom. This event is open to the public. Please feel free to share widely with your networks! We look forward to celebrating the achievements of these incredible technologists with you. 

Event Agenda

NCWIT Collegiate Award recipients and discussants will engage in conversation with additional event participants. You will be able to attend two rounds of breakout sessions and select one of three topics each round. View the topics that most interest you in the agenda below:


6:00-6:02 p.m. ET


6:02-6:07 p.m. ET

Congratulatory Remarks from Terry Hogan, NCWIT President & CTO

6:07-6:10 p.m. ET

Transition to Breakout Session A

6:10-6:35 p.m. ET

Breakout Session A
  • Bioinformatics

  • Big Data & Quantum Computing

  • Computer Systems and Networks

6:35-6:40 p.m. ET

Transition to Breakout Session B

6:40-7:05 p.m. ET

Breakout Session B
  • Computer Vision and Robotics

  • Natural Language Processing

  • Social Impact & AI

7:05-7:10 p.m. ET

Closing Remarks


Additional Information

Click here to download the program PDF.

Please submit any questions to: aichelp@ncwit.org.


2021 Collegiate Award Recipient Videos

Hear the award winning students speak about their projects and what's next for them below.

Freshmen/Sophomore/Two-Year Institution Award Recipients


Junior/Senior Award Recipients


Graduate Award Recipients


Aspirations Community: 
National Award

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