TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) has recognized two students at Mountain View High School.
Marana Unified School District officials made the announcement Tuesday morning.
Founded with the goal of increasing the meaningful participation of girls and women in computing, the non-profit organization awarded Elizabeth Liiams Affiliate Rising Star for Computing Aspirations.
He also gave Isabella Renda a National Certificate of Distinction for Computing Aspirations.
NCWIT data shows women held 26% of professional IT jobs in 2021.
These same statistics also reveal that Hispanic or Latina women made up just 2% of the US IT workforce in 2021.
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