Star Wars and CodeGirl to Win Best Portrayals of Leading Women in Tech

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) announced today that Lucasfilm Creative Executive Rayne Roberts and CodeGirl Filmmaker Lesley Chilcott will accept the inaugural Reel WiT Award this morning at the 2016 NCWIT Summit. The awards ceremony will be available to watch at at 11:30 a.m. PDT.

The Reel WiT Award ( recognizes the best portrayal of a leading woman in technology from a program (e.g. documentary, TV show, film, YouTube, etc.) who serves as a role model for girls and women with computing aspirations while disrupting the stereotypes of female ingenuity in technology fields.