Girls Get IT

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Girl Get IT: Where future innovators connect with today’s technology leaders.

As part of the WIT Foundation, Girls Get IT (Information Technology) collaborates with the Georgia business community to inspire girls in middle and high school to choose careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Why is it important to encourage and support middle and high school girls who are interested in STEM? Because the statistics are alarming: America lags behind other nations in the number of students majoring in science and engineering at colleges and universities, according to the National Science Foundation. Additionally, women make up just 9 percent of those receiving engineering degrees. But with your help, we’re changing that statistic.
 

Congratulations to Amanda Pham
WIT's Girls Get IT 2014 Girl of the Year

Thank you to our 2014 Sponsor:

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WIT’s Girls Get IT offers three opportunities for technology professionals to inspire young girls to get IT:

Behind the Scenes Events »

Job Shadow Program »

Career Exploration Workshops »

 

STUDENTS: To complete the student application and join as a Girls Get IT member, click here.

MENTORS: To complete the mentor application to and join as General WIT member a participate, click here.
 

Go To Work — Be a Hero

Top companies in Georgia, including Turner, The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, AutoTrader.com, SunTrust Bank, InterContinental Hotels Group, McKesson, The Weather Channel and IBM Digital Video Studios have become heroes to young girls through WIT’s Girls Get IT program. How? By showing a girl how they do their jobs – it’s as simple as that.

Host an event or sponsor a WIT’s Girls Get IT program and become a hero today. Contact us at GirlsGetIT@mywit.org to learn how you can gain valuable marketing exposure to a targeted technology audience--all while giving a young girl the confidence to pursue her dreams.

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Senior Sponsor
AutoTrader.com
Georgia Pacific
Junior Sponsor
McKesson
Sophomore Sponsor
Cbeyond
Coke
IHG
SunTrust
Turner
Freshman Sponsor
Oracle

If your company would like to be involved in showing young women the possibilities that exist for them, or if you know some girls who could benefit from learning more about technology, please contact us.

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