Women in Computer Science Club receives Grant

The new student club, Women in Computer Science, receives $1,000 grant from the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded $53,250 to 80 student-run programs with funds to recruit, retain, and support women in computing. These groups have provided outreach, mentoring, peer support, training, and professional development opportunities to more than 1,750 elementary middle-school, high-school, undergraduate, and graduate students. 

UMass CS Women's Group The NCWIT Academic Alliance has partnered with Symantec to offer the NCWIT Student Seed Fund, a $1,000 award given to student-run programs and initiatives that promote increased participation of women in computing and IT programs.

Posted by Brian Hess (hess4327@pacificu.edu) on May 14, 2014 at 11:33 AM

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