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AU joins The National Center for Women & Information Technology


The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community that convenes, equips, and unites change leader organizations to increase the influential and meaningful participation of girls and women —at the intersections of race/ethnicity, class, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other historically marginalized identities— in the field of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development.

Students can connect with thousands of like-minded women, gender queer, and non-binary technical students while accessing exclusive computing-related opportunities and collegiate awards for technical contributions to projects. Faculty and staff can connect with the wider academic community to discuss the practice of increasing recognition, representation, and visibility through raising awareness with impactful campaigns. Everyone can benefit from the conversation. Join the conversation this fall as inspirational speakers teach us tips, tools, and resources to foster inclusive culture in all aspects of higher education, from the classroom to the boardroom.

Please reach out to one of our institutional liaisons Nathalie Japkowicz, Leah Ding, & Bei Xiao for more information.

Learning Circles starting Fall 2023

Learning circles are small groups that meet online with NCWIT staff and speakers. Participants work with their committed team to plan and implement strategies for broadening participation in their undergraduate computing program. Training and support for leading and implementing NCWIT's Tech Inclusion Journey is included. Participants receive guidance on analyzing enrollment & graduation data, developing and implementing strategic plans, and gain access to a community of like-minded peers and experts to discuss recruitment and retention challenges.

Register Here