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NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

Know a young women interested in computing and technology? – Award for High School Girls – Submittal Deadline Oct 31

Qualcomm Women in Science and Engineering (QWISE), Qualcomm Global Diversity & Inclusion in partnership with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) are sponsoring the “NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing”.


What is the award?

The Aspirations Award honors young women at the high-school level for their computing and technology related achievements and interests. Winners will be recognized at an award event on March 8 in San Diego. All applicants will also be considered for the National award.


Since 2007, NCWIT has recognized more than 1300 young women and honored more than 50 teachers with the NCWIT Educator Award. Learn more at Award recipients have been invited to the White House, received scholarships to top universities, and accepted internships at top tech companies.


Why is the award important?

By generating visibility for technical young women, the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing encourages continued interest in computing, increases awareness of the gender gap in IT and technology, and emphasizes the importance of women’s participation in computing.


What is the application process?

Please direct girls to Detailed instructions and eligibility information are found online. APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 31!


Please notify girls of this opportunity and help us recognize talented young women!

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