North Carolina

EMC Consulting and Bank of America are proud to host the North Carolina Award for Aspirations in Computing.

Aspirations in Computing is a talent development initiative designed to increase female participation in technology careers by providing encouragement, visibility, community, leadership opportunities, scholarships, and internships to aspiring technically inclined young women. Since 2007, NCWIT has inducted more than 2,500 young women into the Aspirations in Computing community and is helping to usher these women into technology careers.

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Recipients are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing offers both a national and local affiliate competitions to generate support and visibility for women's participation in communities nationwide. For information on the national program please visit

For information on the North Carolina Affiliate Program please contact:
Lauren Wagner

The 2014 North Carolina Aspirations in Computing Event will be held Monday, April 14, 2014 from 5pm-8pm at

1 Bank of America Center – 6th Floor Nile Conference Room, 150 N. College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

North Carolina Blog Posts

  • Aspirations in Computing is excited to announce a new partnership with PiggyBackr to help young women fund their technology projects – from raising money for a robotics team, to building a mobile application, or launching a new venture! PiggyBackr is a fundraising website that teaches youth how to raise money for their teams, schools, and projects online. The PiggyBackr website makes it easy for teams or individuals to raise money from friends, family, and business, get motivated, and have fun.

  • Kimberly A. is a recipient of the 2010-11 North Carolina Award for Aspirations in Computing. She is a senior and plans to study computer programming and chemical engineering in college.

    Samantha S. is a recipient of both the 2010-11 Massachusetts and the National Award for Aspirations in Computing. She is very interested in robotics and plans to continue that pursuit in college.

    (Kimberly): What's the best part(s) of being an Aspirations Award-winner?

  • On August 21, 2012 I was given the opportunity to travel to the White House. But this wasn't your ordinary stand outside the gate and take pictures kind of a trip. This was an experience that many only dream about when it comes to getting a glimpse of what lies behind the gates.

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