NWCT Social Responsibility : Giving Back To Our Community and Promoting Technology

On Monday, November 14th the NWCT partnered with Temple University during a "speed mentoring" style event, with the objective of enlightening and empowering female students with information about the amazing variety of careers that focus on technology.  
Over 60 students participated and spoke with 30 professionals in the tech industry. The evening was a success!


Coming up: NWCT Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Once again we will be collecting unwrapped toys during our holiday event for the Support Center for Child Advocates. The Support Center for Child Advocates provides legal assistance and social service advocacy for abused and neglected children in Philadelphia County.

The following information is directly from the SCCA website regarding the toy drive:

Holiday Toy Drive Information:

For many of the kids we serve, the holidays are difficult. Some children may be separated from their parents, others from their siblings. At least 90% come from families living below the federal poverty level. All have experienced significant trauma that taints the warm holiday season.

We invite you to make the holidays brighter for these boys and girls.

Join our Holiday Toy Drive! We offer many ways to participate. Please read each volunteer opportunity carefully, as some changes have been made this year.

Buy gifts for our children (Birth to 21). We especially need gifts for teenagers. Gift cards are an easy way to give to this age group and our teens love them! Ideas: American Eagle, Bath & Body Works, Five Below, Foot Locker, Old Navy, Target,Urban Outfitters, movie theaters, restaurants, etc. Click HERE for gift ideas for all ages.

Amazon Wish List. Purchase gifts or clothing from our client specific requested holiday list. 

**Things to remember:  Please do not wrap gifts, give candy, or weapon-themed toys.

NWCT, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1980 as the Network of Women in Computer Technology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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