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Our programs provide role models and mentors inspiring confidence and support for girls in middle school, high school and college to imagine a future in tech in the STEM fields of IT and Engineering.

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Aranique Brown"The experiences and knowledge I’ve gained from ITWomen’s investment in my education are immeasurable. Through ITWomen’s support, I have accomplished much of what I once thought was impossible. I hope to one day give back to this foundation, uplifting and supporting the many more women in technology who are sure to succeed me."

- Aranique, an ITWomen scholarship recipient,  simultaneously earned her M.A. in Information Systems and Operations Management with a focus in Data Science and a B.A. in Business Administration at the University of Florida. . 

Jovanie Smith"The ITWomen Foundation Scholarship has served as a mentor in my life, a motivator in times of need, a huge supporter every step of the way, and a way for me to make it through college. My dedication to opportunities and technology would not have been the same, and who I am today, will not have been the same."

Jovanie Smith, class of 2019, Southern University and A&M College. B.S. Computing Science. Jovanie is now a software engineer at Lockheed Martin. 

Emilia HernandezBefore attending an ITWomen Summer Robotics and Coding Camp taught by an ITWomen scholarship recipient, I wasn't sure what I might like to study after high school.  

- Emilia Hernandez, class of 2024,  will be earning a B.A. in Digital Arts at UCF.

Why Tech Scholarships for Young Women Matter  


% of African-American women in computing workforce, 2019
% of female software engineers
Percentage of women holding all U.S. tech jobs, 2018
5 men to every woman in the engineering industry

Reach Girls Early

Since 2002, ITWomen role model volunteers have introduced more than 25,000 middle school and high school girls to robotics, coding and more.  

Cybersecurity Pros Encourage Girls to Go For It.

By Christine Zambrano | July 30, 2023 |

Do you enjoy video games? Does the idea of being an adventurer, explorer, detective, a Threat Hunter, a protector and puzzle-solver appeal to you? Then seriously consider a career in cybersecurity. This is the enthusiastic message a team of cybersecurity pros gave to girls attending our 2023 ITWomen Robotics Summer Camp in July. Presenters from…

Girls Demo Robots at Camp Finale

By Christine Zambrano | July 20, 2023 |

It was Robot Showcase time on the final day of ITWomen’s 2023 Girls’ Summer Robotics Camp, Friday July 14 at South Dade Senior High School in Homestead, FL. Campers celebrated with pizza, prizes and commemorative T-shirts. Shawn Waring, Applied Engineering and Robotics Technical Education teacher, supervised the camp. During the week ITWomen invited inspiring speakers…

Congrats ITWomen Scholar Sophie Chee Georgia Tech Class of 2023, Electrical Engineering

By Christine Zambrano | July 12, 2023 |

Congratulations to ITWomen Scholar Sophie Chee class of 2023. Sophie has graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. She will be pursuing an M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Georgia Tech.

Congrats! ITWomen Scholar Cassandra Garzia, Class of 2023, Double Degrees

By Christine Zambrano | July 12, 2023 |

Congrats to ITWomen Scholar Cassandra Garzia, class of 2023! Cassandra has graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Digital Arts and Sciences. Cassandra is currently serving as Director of Video Operations for Vivid Sky Productions. She has served as a Software Engineer and Digital Design intern…

2023 Girls’ Summer Robotics Camp Kicks Off

By Christine Zambrano | July 11, 2023 |

ITWomen’s 2023 Summer Robotics Camp for Girls kicked off its first day July 10

ITWomen Scholar Laura Scarpelli Researching Cardiology at Max Planck School of Matter to Life

By Christine Zambrano | July 10, 2023 |

ITWomen Scholar Laura Scarpelli has been accepted to the Max Planck School of Matter to Life (MPS MtL) with an Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Germany.

Free ITWomen Robotics Camp for Girls Starts July 10, 2023- Register Early!

By Christine Zambrano | June 26, 2023 |

Acknowledgments to AKAMAI

Akamai Foundation Grant Helps ITWomen Offer Free Summer STEM Camp for Girls

By Claire Marrero | June 26, 2023 |

Thank you to Akamai Foundation for once again partnering with ITWomen to help us deliver a FREE Summer Camp and STEM programming for girls.

Margaret Brisbane Awarded 2023 Large Enterprise ORBIE Award

By Claire Marrero | June 26, 2023 |

Please join me in congratulating founding ITWomen Board member, Margaret Brisbane, who was honored by SouthFloridaCIO on June 9th, at the Diplomate Beach Resort as a 2023 ORBIE® Award recipient!   Margaret was selected as recipient for the Large Enterprise ORBIE ($5B+) for her leadership as the Chief Information Officer of Miami-Dade County.   We celebrate you Margaret for the many…

ITWomen 2023 Scholarship Awards

By Claire Marrero | May 31, 2023 |

It was such an honor to present $24,000 in ITWomen technology and engineering scholarships to amazing young women at our 2023 awards ceremony. ITWomen Charitable Foundation has provided $875,000 in STEM college scholarships to 138 female graduates of high schools across South Florida in the past 20 years. Congratulations to our newest ITWomen Scholars: Karina…

Faces of ITWomen

Shannon Chapman

I have had the opportunity to see ITWomen's direct impact through my involvement with their scholarship program. 

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Shawna Cartwright

When Ryder hosted ITWomen for a professional development event entitled, “Agile Transformation in the Enterprise,”  I spoke together with industry peers and top-rated Agile coaches, giving insights into Ryder’s journey and lessons learned during our transformation.

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Aaminah Hussain

When I attended an ITWomen field trip to World Fuel Services, World Fuel prepared an entire day of presentations from a multitude of roles within the company, even including a kickoff from their CIO. 

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  • Akamai ITWomen Charitable Foundation Grant Partner
  • Ryder Systems Charitable Foundation ITWomen Grant Partner 2020