Four Hundred U.S. High School Women Are Recognized for Technological Achievements
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Selects National Recipients of the 2017 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC)
NCWIT proudly announced the 2017 NCWIT Award for AiC national recipients, honoring four hundred women in high school from all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and all U.S. overseas military bases.
Each year, U.S. high school women in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to receive recognition for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post‑secondary education. This year, 50 winners and 350 honorable mentions were selected from more than 3,500 amazing, talented young women.
Thanks to the generous support of NCWIT Award for AiC National Sponsor Bank of America, each of the 50 national award winners receive various prizes, cash, and a trip to Bank of America headquarters on March 3-5, 2017 for a celebration and networking with Bank of America employees.
The NCWIT Award for AiC is sponsored by Apple, Bank of America, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Foundation, and Symantec.