AiC Members - In The News (February 2018)
AiC Community Member Sabrina Rucker is described as “passionate about technology and cybersecurity” and “a leader” in getting other students at her school involved in technology." Learn more about Sabrina in this St. Paul Academy spotlight!
AiC Community Member Maddie Smith was featured in The Oklahoman’s “Achievers” section after being named a 2018 National Award for AiC Honorable Mention recipient. Congratulations, Maddie!
“How we think, connect, learn and live rides on an ever-widening freeway of technological advancements. But the dynamics and speed of that freeway depend entirely on giving everyone the chance to drive.” // In this two-part series for Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, Elizabeth Beauvais profiles twelve “young women to watch” in the tech field—all of whom just happen to be AiC Community members! Find Part One here and Part Two here.
NCWIT partnered with the Information Technology Research Institute at the Sam M. Walton College of Business to host a ceremony for 23 Arkansas high school women who were being honored with national and affiliate Award for AiC. Learn more about this exciting event here!
“I want to open the door for an interest in computer science by allowing them to experiment through collaboration and creation… My goal is not to teach these kids how to be an expert in Java in a single session, but instead to expose them to the fundamentals behind computer science and a creative and engaging way.” // AiC Community Member and High School Senior Alexandra Roumeliotis was the subject of this Digital Journal profile all about her work with The Coding League, an organization she founded to introduce programming to kids from demographics that are underrepreseted in the tech industry. Amazing work!
"It opened up a whole community of women in technology… I found that amazing,” said AiC Community Member and 2018 National Award for AiC Recipient Michelle Tran of her participation in the awards process. Learn more about Michelle in this profile from the Boulder Daily Camera, and this piece in the Left Hand Valley Courier!