Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

MLS: Malden Court Orchard

The Malden Court Community Orchard (MCCO) is a community-led project of Green Lents, a 501c3 non-profit with a mission to support community-led projects that provide leadership and skill-building opportunities, that promote a culture of sharing and sustainability. 
We are dedicated to growing abundance and community resiliency in and around the Lents neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. MCCO is made up of teams of volunteers that support and work towards the creation and stewardship of a multi-layered, restorative, and "open-to-all" community orchard. Our goals are to grow food, build community, restore ecological relationships, and share in the harvest. 

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Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Zenger Farm

Come spend time at one of the last working urban farms in the Portland Metro Area and learn about gardening, agriculture, invasive species, and more! There will be time to visit some sweet chickens, taste some fresh vegetables right out of the ground, and learn about how they are working towards good food for all. 

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Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

NIKE World Leaders Day

Ever wanted to know how women across the world become strong, smart, bold leaders? Join Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest and Nike in an amazing opportunity to meet leaders from around the world, and participate in a speed mentoring session with them. You'll have an opportunity to hear from a panel of senior leaders at Nike, and then ask them questions one on one. 

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Oct
27
4:30 PM16:30

OPPORTUNITY: Aspirations inf Computing

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. The multi-tiered award structure includes designations at national and regional levels, serving all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and all U.S. overseas military bases. 

 

The NCWIT Award for AiC is sponsored by Apple, Bank of America, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Foundation, and Symantec. 

 

CRITERIA AND ELIGIBILITY 

Any U.S. woman in grades 9 through 12 is eligible to apply and will be considered for both the National and Affiliate Award, if she also meets all of the criteria as specified at http://bit.ly/AiCHSAward

 

PRIZES 

Each National and Regional Affiliate Award winner, as well as each honorable mention receives: 

• recognition at a Regional Affiliate Award event* 

• an engraved award for both her and her school 

• scholarship and internship opportunities 

• entry to a peer-network of technical women in the NCWIT AiC Community 

• various prizes, such as computing resources, gadgets, swag, and more 

 

In addition to the prizes listed above, each National Award winner receives cash and a trip to the National Award Celebration in March 2018, hosted by Bank of America; each recipient with a Certificate of Distinction designation receives various prizes and entry to the NCWIT AiC Community. 

 

* Regional Affiliate Award honorable mentions are invited to an award event at the discretion of the Regional Affiliate Award team. 

 

APPLICATION DETAILS 

Students can apply online at http://bit.ly/AiCHSAward, beginning September 1, 2017 and no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST) on November 6, 2017. 

 

ABOUT NCWIT 

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of nearly 900 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful participation in computing. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K–12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers. Find out more at www.ncwit.org

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