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2014-04-15 23:13:23

NCWIT Funds Computing Outreach Programs for Girls Nationwide Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) announced the 2014 program sites for NCWIT Aspire IT – a national technology education initiative for middle school girls, supported by Intel, Northrop Grumman, and Google. In 2014, NCWIT AspireIT will serve more than 1,300 middle school girls with over 50,000 instruction hours in computing and technology during...

2014-04-14 23:11:56

$5,000 Awarded to Computing Professors for Their Outstanding Efforts to Support Women and Minority Undergraduates Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and AT&T today announced the recipients of the 2014 NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award, which recognizes computing professors for their outstanding mentorship, high-quality research opportunities, and efforts to encourage and advance undergraduates (particularly...

2014-04-09 23:27:47

National Center for Women & Information Technology Award Recognizes Tech Women Entrepreneurs Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) today honors Katie Hall, CTO of WiTricity, as the 2014 NCWIT Symons Innovator Award winner. The NCWIT Symons Innovator Award honors an outstanding woman who has successfully grown and funded an information technology (IT) business. The award is named in memory of Jeanette Symons, founder...

2014-04-08 23:25:57

Discerning Residents to Enjoy Completely Connected Lifestyle Experience at Iconic Miami Property Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that Fort Capital, a Miami-based private real estate investment company, has selected Prodea’s groundbreaking Residential Operating System (ROS®) for its signature property, The Surf Club Four Seasons Private Residences. Fort Capital has built its reputation on the development of highly differentiated properties...

2014-04-08 23:25:52

One of the Largest Cable Networks of Latin American Content in the U.S. Selects ROS® to Bring New Content and Services to Homes in North and South America Richardson, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that Canal SUR, one of the largest cable networks of Latin American content, is among the first U.S. service providers to select the groundbreaking Residential Operating System (ROS®) to provide a seamless connected life experience to its audience. Canal SUR...

2014-04-08 23:25:43

Company Builds on International Deployment Success; Debuts Patented Platform for the Internet of Things to Deliver Truly Connected Home to Emerging and Traditional Service Providers in U.S. Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prodea Systems today became the first company to make the vision of the truly connected home a reality for consumers on its one-of-a-kind platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). Prodea is an eight-year-old company founded by the Ansari family, inventors and...

2014-02-11 23:27:36

$50,000 Awarded to Pilot Programs that Recruit and Retain Women in Computing Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Microsoft Research today announce the winners of the NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund, which provides U.S. academic institutions with start-up funds to develop and implement initiatives that recruit and retain women in computing and technology fields of study. Since 2007, NCWIT and Microsoft Research have...

2014-01-15 23:24:33

NCWIT’s Student Seed Fund Supports Student-led Recruitment Programs Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) announced today the seventh round of winners of the NCWIT Student Seed Fund, sponsored by Symantec Corporation. Each winner will receive $1,000 for projects that recruit, retain, and encourage girls and women to participate in technology and computing career fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has provided $53,250...

2013-12-05 23:26:14

NCWIT Seeks Grant Proposals and Crowdsourced Funding for AspireIT Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is now accepting grant proposals for the 2014 grant cycle of NCWIT AspireIT – a technology outreach program for girls at the middle school level supported by Intel, Northrop Grumman, and Google. NCWIT AspireIT capitalizes on a “near-peer” approach, giving middle school girls an inspiring, hands-on...

2013-10-01 16:27:49

Megan Smith, VP of Google[x] and Kay Koplovitz to Keynote NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to increasing interest in women innovators in technology and startups, Women 2.0 is holding a second female-focused conference this year, taking place in Las Vegas. Nearly 100 founders, tech executives and investors from Silicon Valley, New York and elsewhere, are currently confirmed to speak and mentor at the two-day event, which is taking place November 14-15 at the Bellagio Hotel. It...


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Stephanie Wilson
2012-10-29 14:17:00

Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...

Sunita Williams
2012-10-29 09:16:39

Sunita Williams is an American astronaut and a United States Navy officer who holds the record for the longest space flight by a woman. She was born Sunita Pandya Krishna on September 19, 1965 in Euclid, Ohio to parents of Indian and Slovenian decent. She graduated from Needham High School in Needham, Massachusetts in 1983, and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1987. She was immediately commissioned as an Ensign in...

Mae Jemison
2012-10-22 10:57:36

Mae Jemison is an American physician, NASA astronaut, and was the first black woman to travel to space. She was born Mae Carol Jemison on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was younger, and she assumed that spaceflight would become a common travel for civilians by the time she was an adult. She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and Nichelle Nichols. She graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1973 at age sixteen. She immediately entered...

Kathryn Hire
2012-10-22 10:54:25

Kathryn Hire is a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve  and a NASA astronaut. She was born Kathryn Patricia "Kay" Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama where she was raised by her parents. She graduated from Murphy High School in Mobile in 1977 and subsequently attended the United States Naval Academy, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management in 1981. The following year, Hire earned her Naval Flight Officer wings and began conducting international airborne...

Susan Helms
2012-10-22 10:48:03

Susan Helms is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. She was born Susan Jane Helms on February 26, 1958 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Parkrose Senior High School in 1976. She then attended the United States Air Force Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1980. She subsequently received her commission and initially served as an F-16 weapons separation...

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