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!
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 […]
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 […]
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
Researcher Kelly Stevens from the Georgia Tech Research Institute joined us for coffee and cheesecake on 9/14/2014. She was a member of AWC at VT when she was a student here and was excited to share her experiences at Georgia Tech, motherhood, and being a woman in computing with the AWC.
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 […]
Dr. Kavanaugh Tech Talk: Designing for Community Engagement: Local News Aggregation and Social Interaction
Join the AWC in inviting Dr. Kavanaugh in her technical talk Designing for Community Engagement: Local News Aggregation and Social Interaction. We will be meeting Tuesday, April 15 at 7pm in McBryde 110. As always, food will be provided. How can social software together with network analysis and data mining help to harness and model these myriad […]
There will be a general meeting next Tuesday, April 1 at 7pm in McBryde 110. We will be discussing Women in Computing Day so if you are interested in helping, stop by and learn more! Women in Computing Day is an event that the Association for Women in Computing (AWC) hosts every year in April. […]
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Time: 7:00pm Where: MCB 110 Description: Our own faculty advisor, Dr. Deborah Tatar, was in Denmark last semester working on her book, A Girl’s Guide to Democracy and Technology. Come hear about (and possibly influence!) a book in the making. Dr. Deborah Tatar is Associate Professor of Computer Science and, […]