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Abia Ahmed Named NCWIT Regional Affiliate Award Winner

posted Feb 13, 2018, 10:49 AM by Sara Adcock
Please join us in congratulating Abia Ahmed on being named  NCWIT Regional Affiliate Award Winner for 2018.

NCWIT award 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. Award for AiC recipients are chosen for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post‑secondary education. 

Abia has founded the Girls Who Code Club at East 3 years ago and was approached by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to move the club to UNC to involve other high schools. Abia's club has been running successfully at UNC for the past 3 years.