Corporate Affiliate Program

The IU Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) is Indiana University’s hub for all things related to women and technology. Reaching across all schools and colleges at IU Bloomington, CEWiT is here to help deliver the next wave of professionally skilled and tech-savvy women from all majors into the workforce. Individual and Corporate Affiliate support enables CEWiT to reach and engage more IU women, and to enhance their tech skills and leadership development.

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Who affiliates with CEWiT?

More than 2,000 IU women students from all majors on campus, including business, media, sciences, public health and more are current CEWiT affiliates. All women enrolled in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering are affiliated with CEWiT. In addition to our students, CEWiT has 660 faculty, 1,300 alumnae, and 435 staff affiliates.

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Corporate Gift Levels:

  • Elite: $10,000+
  • Gold: $5,000 - $9,999
  • Silver: $2,500 - $4,999
  • Bronze: Up to $2,499

Opportunities

Gift Level

Spring Summit:  participate; potential speaking opportunities

All

Network with our diverse and talented pool of women students, alumnae, staff and faculty affiliates (round tables, speed networking, etiquette dinners, etc.)

All

Network with fellow Corporate Affiliates committed to this mission

All

Exposure to latest research and practices about recruiting and retaining women in the workforce

All

Company logos prominently visible on website and displays for students, faculty, parents, alumnae 

All

Access internship pipelines.  CEWiT serves as feeder into current or new internships for students

All

Spring Summit: Recognition as CEWiT Summit banquet table supporter and dine with students (no additional cost)

Silver, Gold, Elite

Spring Summit Your own Career Expo table

Silver, Gold, Elite

One targeted mailing from your company to CEWiT affiliates

Silver, Gold, Elite

Membership on CEWiT’s Corporate Advisory Board; impact direction and programs

Silver, Gold, Elite

Spring Summit: Summit Banquet Table + Career Expo table

Gold, Elite

Seat in each IU training class for Unconscious Bias/Male Advocacy and Allies

Gold, Elite

Onsite Unconscious Bias/Male Advocacy and Allies workshop for your company 

  Elite

Company-named scholarship or leadership award 

 Elite

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Exclusive opportunities are also available to support CEWiT Initiatives such as:

  • Research Experiences for Undergraduate Women
  • Accelerator Crash Courses - We offer crash courses on the weekends with capacity of 25 women per class. They fill up with wait lists, and we have requests for more topics. Recent topics include Scrum, python, SQL, Tableau, Overleaf, Cybersecurity, and 3D Printing 
  • Sponsor the annual CEWiT Summit spring technology conference, which would then be named for your company or organization. The 2-day Summit is attended by 300 faculty, staff, alumnae, and student affiliates and features a networking reception, banquet and keynote, plenary talk for students, two days of concurrent sessions, and a career and majors expo for women who already consider themselves as tech-savvy and for "explorers"
  • Distinguished Lecture Series, open to all on campus and will serve to elevate the awareness of the field and its opportunities for women
  • CEWiT Leadership Development Institute
  • Scholarship or leadership award for one or more women
  • Spring Break Coding Boot Camp for 30 women students
  • Case Competition, which will serve to bring real world problems to solve in multidisciplinary teams, including informatics, computer science, business, and more.

We will work with you to ensure your gift aligns with company goals and brand awareness while enriching the experiences of our CEWiT affiliates.

To discuss your options, you may contact CEWiT Director Maureen Biggers at 812-856-0739.

Download our Corporate Affiliate Program Brochure.