Women

FoWCS Speaker Series - Hanna Phan

Date: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Hanna Phan recently landed her dream job as a Product Manager at SlideRocket, where she is helping this Silicon Valley start-up change the world one great presentation at a time (you can read how she did that here).

Alla Sheffer Interviewed by Georgia Straight


Prof Alla Sheffer

Alla Sheffer talks to Georgia Straight about her work on digital micrography.

Audience Grads Research
Site Categories Research Women

Anne Condon Wins 2011 University of Washington CSE Alumni Achievement Award


Prof. Anne Condon

Anne Condon, a University of Washington PhD alumna, wins the University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering Alumni Achievement Award.

President's Service Award for Excellence


Michele Ng at an outreach event

Michele Ng, UBC CS's Special Projects Coordinator, has won the UBC President's Service Award for Excellence, for her incredible and tireless work with industry, alumni relations and student outreach. Congratulations, Michele!

More information on the award is available on the UBC News website.

Promote science to girls and women

Canada needs more scientists, and we've got an extraordinary track record for developing initiatives to connect girls and women to the realities of computer science.

Reach out to the next generation

Programs for elementary and high school students

GIRLsmarts4tech Workshops

Since 2003, we have been organizing day-long workshops for Grade 6 girls. The goals of the workshops are to show girls that computer science and technology are fun, and to raise awareness of computer science as a possible career path. Your company can help build bridges to with the next generation of computer scientists by sponsoring one of our workshops.

Activities in Diversity and Equity

  • Recruitment and Retention in Computer Science Study
  • 1st Year Undergrad Surveys
  • Statistics
  • Movie Night
  • ChicTech
  • High School Outreach Program
  • Alumni Panel
  • The CRA-W Grad Cohort for Women Workshop
  • Paper for the Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education

Activities


(L - R) Lesley Shannon, Elizabeth Croft, Anne Condon, Maria Klawe

Above: Four Generations of NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, BC/Yukon

We're always looking for grad and undergrad reps. If you're interested in joining the committee, please email Michele Ng

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