Donate to LaWIT Events!

LaWIT is a 100% volunteer and sponsored based organization. This means no yearly dues for members that would like to be involved in the LaWIT mission. Below are some of the events that your donations will go towards:

IT Girls

  • Creative computing workshop open to EBR Parish middle school girls in the spring
  • Provides an opportunity for female students to learn coding fundamentals from local IT professionals
  • Offered at no cost to the participants
  • Goal: To increase student interest and preparedness for the STEM workforce and Louisiana’s knowledge economy

Engineer IT

  • One-day environmental Science Engineering workshop open to Capital Area 8th graders in the Fall
  • Students are selected based on merit and academic achievement
  • Prep for the LA Envirothon
  • Goal: To increase awareness and interest in natural resource management and help resolve the unique environmental struggles present in Louisiana

Rails Girls

  • Free 1.5 day workshop on Ruby on Rails open to high school students and professionals
  • Participants will learn designing, prototyping, and coding
  • Intended for participants new to programming, or new to Ruby on Rails
  • Goal: To provide tools and a community for women/girls to understand technology and to build out their ideas.