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Scholarships, Tech Camps, Role Models

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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Support ITWomen and gender equality with a professional membership. Break barriers, advance your career through networking and professional development programs led by senior-level women in tech.

Congratulations, 2024 ITWomen Scholars


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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
2023 ITWomen volunteers celebrate return of signature fundraiser Celebrity CIO Texas Hold'em Tournament & Casino night for Engineering and Tech scholarships for girls.

Thank You IT Community 

ITWomen Celebrity CIO Poker Tournament & Casino Fundraiser 


Tournament Sponsors
CAI | CGI + Momentum | Compuquip | Princess Cruises | Synergy Technologies |  The Talent Source | UKG

Top Prize Sponsors include

Participating CIO and Tech Leaders from:

City National Bank of Florida * Cushman Wakefield * DHL Express * GA Telesis *  Jazwares * JM Family * Marc Henry Cruise Holdings * Marriott Vacations Worldwide * Nova Southeastern University * Otis Elevator * Pediatrix * Perry Ellis * Princess Cruises * Royal Caribbean * Scribe America * Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood FL * Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits * TIME * Tracfone Wireless * Verizon Value Segment * World Fuel Services.


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 provided free summer camps and more to Inspire, Educate and Empower girls to see themselves with a future in tech.  

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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Alejandra Lorenzo  *  Catherine Benway  * Jennifer Boyer *  Lee Mozes  *  Claire Marrero   *   Victoria Usherenko   *    Anonymous   *  Anonymous  *  Christine Zambrano * Erica Matyas

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