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18th Annual Women in Computing Day!

This Friday will be the 18th Annual Women in Computing Day, convened at the CRC, where the Association for Women in Computing brings about 100 local 7th Grade girls to a day  of fun with computing!

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AWC Game Night

The AWC had a successful game night to kick off the semester. Join our listserv and our facebook group to stay appraised of our events this semester! Planned highlights include an exciting talk by Dr. Margaret Ellis and the annual Women in Computing Day!

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Google Cardboard!

Wednesday Nov 18th, McB 110 at 7 pm: THIS WEDNESDAY! AWC takes on Google Cardboard! If you missed it the first time, come out and discover what it means to have Google Cardboard.

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Women in Gaming Night

Date: Wednesday Oct 7th Time: 7 pm Location: McB 110 Food: Pizza and cookies! How are women represented in video games? Does it matter if women are only there as a reward to be collected, like an upgraded sword or a new outfit? Do depictions of graphic violence against women promote violence against women IRL? Are the critics […]

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Who Exactly Wants “Women in Computing”?

A short, interactive talk by Dr. Deborah Tatar (the club adviser). “In-so-far as we live in a post-racial, post-feminist world, answering the question of who wants women in computing should be a no-brainer.  In fact, from a post-feminist point of view, the question should not even require answering: women are individuals who do what they […]

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AWC at VTHacks – Ladies Storm Hackathon Meet-up

The AWC helped co-host VTHacks this year (Feb 6-8, 2015), with a dedicated space on the lowest floor. Lady coders and male supporters came together to hack on cool projects. The highlight of the event was a Ladies Storm Hackathon meet-up during the hackathon in the AWC-sponsored room.

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Study/Social Night in McBryde 110 at 7PM!

Hey all, Just a friendly remind that though we don’t have any official meeting/activities planned, we will still be in McBryde 110 at 7PM (11/19/2014) tonight, with cookies! Come by to grab cookies & work on whatever you need to (this is crunch week!). If you have an aptitude for baking we welcome any baked goods you create… Thanks […]

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2nd General Meeting on Wednesday 7PM: Interviewing Guides, Practice, and Pizza!

Come to the 2nd General AWC Meeting of the semester this Wednesday and learn about how to ace your interviews! We’ll have mock interviews, lessons, and pizza! Be sure to bring your friends!   When: Wednesday @ 7pm, 9/24 Where: McBryde 110

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First Semester Meeting this Wednesday (9/10) at 7pm!

Join AWC for our first official meeting of the semester! We will be giving a quick presentation on what AWC is (for those of you who may have just joined), announce winners of the swag baskets from Gobblerfest/Freshmen O-Show, and then have some icebreakers. We are expecting Carol Lee donuts and hopefully Campus Cookies as […]

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Personal Finance: Retirement (Last Meeting of the Semester!)

I know what you are thinking. Retirement planning at 20? Yes! Come to learn how you can start saving for retirement now to maximize your time and money in the long run. Work smarter, not harder! The meeting is Tuesday, April 29 at 7pm in McBryde 110. Food will be provided, as always. 🙂

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