Malia Fredrickson first joined NCWIT in 2008, and has since taken on the role of the Aspirations in Computing Program Manager. She helps to oversee the Aspirations program and works closely with the affiliate coordinators to support the award on a local level. Before joining NCWIT, Malia worked as a college counselor for a non-profit in Boston. She has focused her career on education within the non-profit sector. Malia attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.