Investigating Compounding Impacts of Racism & COVID-19 on Learning & Employment in Computing & Technology (CIRCLE-CT)

AnitaB.org, The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), and the STARS Computing Corps (STARS) are conducting a survey to understand the impact of the global pandemic on the conditions of work and educational environments related to computing and technical degree programs and professions. Through the Investigating Compounding Impacts of Racism & COVID-19 on Learning & Employment in Computing & Technology (CIRCLE-CT) Study, we are gathering responses from individuals across the computing and technical ecosystem including K-12 teachers; post-secondary program leaders, educators and students; and individuals in the computing and technical workforce and tech startup communities.

Individuals who are at least 18 years old are eligible to participate.

February 2, 2021:

This first report documents and assesses reactions to COVID-19 and the Racial Justice movement within the computing community during Summer 2020. The report for Survey 1 is available here. The accompanying dashboard can be found here.

September 2, 2021:

This second report documents and assesses reactions to COVID-19 and the Racial Justice movement within the computing community during Fall 2020. The report for Survey 2 is available HERE. The accompanying dashboard can be found HERE.


August 30, 2021:

What We Will Ask You to Do

We will ask you to take a 5-minute web-based survey that includes questions about the impact COVID-19 and racism have had on you and your place of work or education.

Compensation for Participation

There will be no compensation for participating in this research study. However, with your consent, we will enter you in a drawing for one of four $50 Amazon gift cards or one of 45 $10 Amazon gift cards.

Interested in Participating?

Respond to the survey HERE.

Need More Information

For more information about this study, please contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Kai Orton, at KaiO@AnitaB.org.

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