If you're interested in pursuing more opportunities in STEM fields and learning more about what our camp participants learned about, please check out the resources listed below!
The National Center for Women & Information Technology is a national non-profit organization that works to increase the meaningful participation of girls and women in computing. NCWIT AspireIT connects high school and college-aged women with K-12 girls interested in STEM fields. Using a near-peer model, program leaders teach younger girls fundamentals in programming and computational thinking in creative environments that are supported by program partners from the NCWIT community. The relationship between the program leaders and their program partners fosters mentoring with technical professionals, increases young women’s confidence in their computing abilities, and develops valuable leadership skills.
Learn more about the Aspire IT program here.
Women in Technology (WIT) has the sole aim of advancing women in technology - with programs encouraging learning in the classroom as well as the boardroom. Women In Technology meets its vision through a variety of leadership development, technology education, networking and mentoring opportunities for women at all levels of their careers. Opportunities for k-12 girls include:
According to Women in Aviation: A Workforce Report, a recent data collection by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Aviation Institute, women in aviation are underrepresented primarily in technical and leadership roles. AeroGuard offers Pilot Training Programs to help you realize your dream of becoming a pilot. Each program has a carefully optimized curriculum designed to help you master the skills you need to become a commercial airline pilot.
Learn more about the progression of women in aviation:
Women and Programming
Women played a key role in pioneering the programming industry. Click the link below to view the visual slideshow below to learn more about the history of computers and how women played a critical role in it.
Check out the slide show here
Learn about the perspectives of women in the field of data science and analytics
Created by UC Berkeley, this resource titled "Changing the Curve: Women in Computing" explores the influence of women in the computer science industry and highlights key figures in the technology field. Click the link above to explore the history of technological advances that notable and successful women have contributed to.
Walker College of Business Scholarships
Through the support of alumni, corporate partners, and friends, the Walker College of Business offers scholarships to current and incoming students. Scholarships can be awarded on merit and financial need. There are several scholarships that can be awarded to students obtaining a degree in Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management.
Women in Technology Scholarships
With the prominence of women in technology increasing, organizations and universities are investing in the STEM education of young women around the globe. This link provides a list of just a few of the scholarships and opportunities that are available to young women interested in STEM fields.
Access a guide that covers an overview of the challenges women can face in STEM fields, outlines reasons women should pursue a STEM related career, and provides tips on how to encourage girls at an early age to follow their passion. There are also extensive links to pre-college programs available for women followed by a listing of over 30 scholarship options available to women pursuing STEM related degrees located at this link.
Underrepresented STEM Scholarships:
- Highlighitng women in clean energy and their contributions to advancing technology in the energy field.
- A career guide for women in network engineering. Network engineering is experiencing incredible growth, and there are ample opportunities for women who wish to enter this field.