Gitanjali Rao Recipient of NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

NCWIT proudly announces the 2021 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) national recipients, honoring four hundred high school women from 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and all U.S. overseas military bases.

Each year, U.S. high school students in grades 9 through 12 who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary are eligible to receive recognition for their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, as demonstrated by their computing experience, computing-related activities, leadership experience, tenacity in the face of barriers to access, and plans for post-secondary education. This year, 40 winners and 360 honorable mentions were selected from more than 4,288 amazing, talented young applicants.
View a complete list of the 2021 national winners here. View a complete list of the 2021 national honorable mentions here.

Thanks to the generous support of NCWIT Award for AiC National Sponsor Bank of America, each of the 40 national award winners receive various prizes, cash, and an invitation to the National Award Ceremony hosted by Bank of America, which will be held virtually on March 6, 2021.

The entire NCWIT AiC program platform is supported generously by Apple. AiC also receives support for specific national program elements. The NCWIT Award for AiC is sponsored by Apple, Bank of America, Microsoft, and Motorola Solutions Foundation.

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