Outreach

MAWC provides women in Mississippi with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally through community outreach projects with a computing focus. 

Through the AspireIT program, Aspirations in Computing winners can apply for a grant to offer an outreach opportunity for girls in their community. For more information, visit: https://www.ncwit.org/project/aspireit-k-12-outreach-program.

The AccessComputing program at the University of Washington provides grant opportunities for offering outreach activities for students with disabilities.   To learn more about AccessComputing, visit https://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/.

If you are interested in offering a computing outreach program for students with disabilities or you are an Aspirations winners interested in the AspireIT program, contact Dr. Sarah Lee at sblee@cse.msstate.edu. 

RECENT EVENTS

Sarah Darrow, MSU CS student and Aspirations in Computing National & Alabama Affiliate Winner, partnered with ProjectCSGIRLS to offer a one day workshop at Mississippi State University on Saturday, February 3 2017 for girls in 6th - 8th grades. This hands-on workshop taught programming concepts including mobile app development, artificial intelligence, cryptography, and game programming.  Watch the WCBI coverage here: http://www.wcbi.com/one-program-encourages-young-female-students-pursue-interests-computer-science-field/