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Karthic Named Honorable Mention for Top 400 Women in Computing in the Nation

Meghana Karthic library photo Congratulations to Meghana Karthic, NAHS Junior, named to the Honorable Mention award list for the Top 400 women in computing in the country!

NCWIT proudly announced the 2020 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) national recipients, honoring four hundred high school women from 48 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and all U.S. overseas military bases.

Each year, U.S. high school students in grades 9 through 12 who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary are eligible to receive recognition for their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, as demonstrated by their computing experience, computing-related activities, leadership experience, tenacity in the face of barriers to access, and plans for post-secondary education. This year, 40 winners and 360 honorable mentions were selected from more than 4,700 amazing, talented young applicants.

Thanks to the generous support of NCWIT Award for AiC National Sponsor Bank of America, each of the 40 national award winners receive various prizes, cash, and a trip to Bank of America headquarters on March 6-8, 2020 for a celebration and networking with Bank of America employees.

View a complete list of the 2020 national winners here: view list. A complete list of 2020 honorable mentions are available here: view list.

The entire NCWIT AiC program platform is supported generously by Apple. AiC also receives support for specific national program elements. The NCWIT Award for AiC is sponsored by Apple, Bank of America, Microsoft, and Motorola Solutions Foundation.