Versions Compared


  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.



Join the Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative (formerly Gender Diversity Initiative (GDI)) Mailing List!  


Benefits include:

  • Access to the Inclusivity Initiative Wiki with news, resources, and success stories for shared best practices. 

  • Inclusion in the Inclusivity Initiative sessions at our two anchor events, the Global Summit (Spring) and the Technology Exchange (Fall).

  • Opportunities to participate in specialty sub-groups and committees as they are formed.




2023 Internet2 Inclusivity Scholarship Awardees

Image RemovedShweta Chauhan, Emily Kasbohm, Becca Kingery, Jessica Krause, Ayat Mohammed, and Veronica Ramirez smiling for photosImage Added

From top left to right: Steffanie Johnson, Emily Chahar, Nicole Klueber, and Ally Hepp

TechEX 2022

Shweta Chauhan, Emily Kasbohm, and Becca Kingery
From bottom left to right: Jessica Krause, Ayat Mohammed, and Veronica Ramirez

TechEX 2023 Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) Fellows 

Image Added  Image AddedImage Removed

From left: Max Larson Henry and Khoudia Gueye

TechEX 2022 Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) Participants

Image Removed

From left: Karen Lopez, Angie Asmus, Brenna Meade, and Kate Robinson Ravneel Sharma and Niumaia Tabunakawai

We are excited to share with you a few mentoring and career development opportunities.

  • Campus Spotlight: Women in Tech Initiative - The new Women in Tech Initiative was established through a monetary gift from Craigslist founder and Case Western alumnus, Craig Newmark. The initiative seeks to build a strong community of female students in technology fields. Future plans of this initiative include a mentorship program, professional development opportunities and a podcast series. For more information about this new initiative at Case Western University, click here.
  • Women in CyberSecurity - WiCys is a community of engagement, encouragement and support for women in cybersecurity. It is a premier organization with national rach dedicated to bringing together women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry to share knowledge, experience, networking and mentoring. To learn more about WiCys and related news, click here.
  • Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) Mentoring Programme - This is a new programme. This opportunity offers a year-round mentoring programme, providing a framework for women around the world to provide and receive a mentorship in the HPC space. The WHPC mentoring programme will be open 3 times a year and will last for 4 months. During the prescribed mentoring programme, both mentors and mentees will receive training on how to make the most of mentoring, as well as the opportunity to participate in webinars on key skills. Mentoring will be provided in both one-to-one and in groups, typically consisting of 3 people from different organizations and career-levels. Each formal mentor-mentee engagement session lasts for 4 months. We accept mentor/mentee applications year long and we will pool you into the next cohort. Sign up to be a mentor/mentee here, If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sarvani Chadalapaka, WHPC Mentoring Programme Director, at