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NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Awards Two MVHS Students

IMAGE: Pamela Galindo IMAGE: Hannah Carver Two MVHS students have been chosen by the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing as 2019 awardees:

  • Hannah Carver grade 12 was chosen as a 2019 Arizona Affiliate “Rising Star”
  • Pamela Galindo grade 10 was chosen as a 2019 Arizona Affiliate Honorable Mention. 

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of more than 1,100 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful participation in computing. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K–12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers.

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing builds a talent pool for the growing technical workforce and helps academic and corporate organizations celebrate diversity in computing by honoring young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing; leadership ability; academic history; and plans for post-secondary education.