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NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Award Recognitions offers three distinct awards that honor aspirations, abilities, technical accomplishments, and influential guidance:

 

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Award for Aspirations in Computing (Award for AiC)

The Award for AiC honors 9th-12th grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions.

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  • You are the future of tech! Join a network of more than 16,000 technical womxn. Apply for the Award for Aspirations in Computing from September 1 to November 5: www.aspirations.org/AiCHSAward. #NCWITAiC21

  • ATTN: technical students in grades 9-12 who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary! Apply now for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing to be recognized for all that you do (or want to do) in technology. Visit www.aspirations.org/AiCHSAward for details. #NCWITAiC21

  • Recipients of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing receive access to a community of more than 16,000 technical womxn and exclusive opportunities. // Share this announcement with students in grades 9-12 who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary! www.aspirations.org/AiCHSAward #NCWITAiC21

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  • Hi NAMEX, I saw this opportunity to be recognized for your interests in computing and join a large community of technical womxn and immediately thought of you. I think you would be an excellent candidate for the Award for Aspirations in Computing. I hope you will consider applying. Applications close November 5, 2020. Take a look and find out more: www.aspirations.org/AiCHSAward.

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Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Educator Award

The AiC Educator Award identifies exemplary formal and informal educators who play a pivotal role in encouraging 9th-12th grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary to explore their interests in computing and technology. 

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  • Calling all educators (teachers, counselors, coaches, mentors, and others) who support students’ interest in tech: apply for the AiC Educator Award! www.aspirations.org/AiCEduAward #NCWITAiC21#CSed

  • Are you formally (or informally) supporting high school womxn’s interests in tech? NCWIT wants to recognize you for your work! Apply for the Aspirations in Computing Educator Award by Dec. 7: www.aspirations.org/AiCEduAward

  • Recipients of the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award receive recognition at an award event, increased visibility in their school district and community, NCWIT resources and promotional items, engraved awards, and more. // Share this opportunity with educators who should apply! www.aspirations.org/AiCEduAward #NCWITAiC21

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  • Hi NAMEX, I saw this opportunity for informal and formal educators to be recognized for their support of young womxn in tech and immediately thought of you. Take a look at how you can apply for the Educator Award to be recognized for all that you do for young womxn! Also, find out how you can encourage your students to apply. Applications for 9-12 grade students close November 5, 2020 and educators who endorse students' applications are due December 7, 2020. Get all the details here: www.aspirations.org/AiCEduAward

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NCWIT Collegiate Award

The NCWIT Collegiate Award honors the outstanding computing accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary. Conferred annually, the award recognizes technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of innovation and potential impact. 

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  • Did you know recipients of the NCWIT Collegiate Award win up to $10K in cash prizes? If you are an undergraduate or graduate student who self-identifies as a woman or as genderqueer or non-binary, apply by Oct. 15 for recognition of your technical project! www.aspirations.org/AiCCollegiateAward #womxnintech 

  • NCWIT seeks college students whose technical contribution to projects demonstrates a high level of creativity and potential impact to apply for the Collegiate Award. This award is open to all those who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary and are enrolled in two-year, undergraduate, or graduate programs. www.aspirations.org/AiCCollegiateAward #NCWITAiC21

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  • Hi NAMEX, I heard about the NCWIT Collegiate Award and immediately thought of you. You would be a great candidate for the award, and I hope you consider applying. Applications are open September 1, 2020–October 15, 2020, and prizes include a cash award for both Finalists and award recipients. You will find more information on applying here: www.aspirations.org/AiCCollegiateAward.

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