Education

Women In Technology

  • Atlanta, GA
  • www.mywit.org

Mission Statement

WIT's mission is to serve as passionate advocates for women of all ages in Georgia's STEM community. Our vision is to make Georgia the state with the highest percentage of women in the STEM workforce by providing opportunities that champion women throughout their education and career.

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer

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Heather Rocker

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Also Known As

Women In Technology

EIN

31-1839582

 Number

7582808472

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

FIRST (FOR INSPIRATION AND RECOGNITION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) - THE AMOUNT GRANTED TO FIRST FUNDED THE PEACHTREE REGIONAL COMPETITION AND FUNDED 13 ROBOTICS TEAMS FOR THE COMPETITION. EACH TEAM HAS 30% OR MORE PARTICIPATION FROM GIRLS IN THE CRITICAL AREAS OF BUILDING THE ROBOT OR DRIVING THE ROBOT.

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Population(s) Served

Budget

50500.00

Program 2

EAST COBB MIDDLE SCHOOL (ECMS) - THE AMOUNT GRANTED TO ECMS SUPPORTED THE ECMS AND WHEELER HIGH SCHOOL'S F1 IN SCHOOLS 2007 PROGRAM AND SPECIFICALLY THE ECMS TEAM'S TRIP TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONIN AUSTRALIA. THE ECMS TEAM WAS MADE UP OF 50% GIRLS. THE F1 IN SCHOOLS PROGRAM IS A FIVE STEP PROCESS TO DESIGN, ANALYZE, MAKE, TEST AND RACE THE FASTEST FORMULA ONE CAR OF THE FUTURE.

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Population(s) Served

Budget

8000.00

Program 3

COOL GIRLS - THE AMOUNT GRANTED TO COOL GIRLS SUPPORTED THEIR COOL TECH PROGRAM AT THEIR SCHOOL SITES AS PART OF ITS AFTER SCHOOL CURRICULUM IN 2007. COOL GIRLS IS A NON-PROFIT AGENCY THAT PROVIDES AFTER SCHOOL AND OUT OF SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR GIRLS IN LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES. THEIR COOL TECH PROGRAM IS A TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT BRIDGES THE "DIGITAL DIVIDE".

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

5000.00

Program 4

YWCA OF GREATER ATLANTA - THE AMOUNT GRANTED TO THE YWCA SUPPORTED THEIR TGI TECH PROGRAM AND SPECIFICALLY ITS EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING PROGRAM ACTIVITIES WHICH INCLUDE TRAINING AND FIELD TRIPS TO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) RELATED AREAS LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE ATLANTA METROPOLITAN AND SURROUNDING REGIONS OF GEORGIA.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

15000.00

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Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Women In Technology

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Heather Rocker

Governance

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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