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Events

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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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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Congratulations to AWC Officer Kara Vaillancourt

Congratulations to AWC Officer Kara Vaillancourt, recipient of the National Award for Aspirations in Computing last year! Kara says: I won the National Award for Aspirations in Computing last year which is an award for high school girls who reflect these characteristics: “Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and […]

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Successful Women in Computing Day 2014!

On Friday April 11, the VT Chapter of The Association for Women in Computing held the 16th Annual Women in Computing Day, bringing in over 50 middle school girls to find out why they should major in Computer Science. Special thanks for making this another successful year go out to the WIC day co-chairs Callie […]

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New AWC Officers!

The AWC is pleased to announce the election of new officers for the 2014-2015 academic year: President: Marina Kiselva Vice President: Laxmi Patha Treasurer: Kara Vaillancourt Code Jam Organizer : Christina Olk The AWC looks forward to the new officers terms!

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Collegiate Times article on Women in CS at VT

Congratulations on the shout-out to Jackie Falatko, AWC President pro tempore! She’s been doing such fantastic work this year, keeping all the wheels greased. The AWC is very proud of her. Also props go out to Laura Avakian, one of the Department’s ambassadors. Link to the Collegiate Times article

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Reminder: Women in Computing Day T-Shirt Design Contest!

AWC’s biggest outreach event, Women in Computing Day (WCD), is coming up!  Every year at WCD, we invite local middle school girls come to Tech and show them the fun things we do with Computer Science. For WCD, we’ll need t-shirts to be worn by our volunteers on the day of the event and by […]

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Meetings

Ask or vote on questions for next week’s meeting: Ask AWC Anything!

Submit questions, or vote on existing questions at the official Google Moderator page!

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Press Release: Regional Women in Computing Conference a Huge Success

by Lauren Bradel, AWC Public Relations On Friday, October 14, 2011, seven Virginia Tech student members of the Association for Women in Computing (AWC) drove to the Tennessee Celebration of Women in Computing, a regional conference located in Pikeville, Tennessee. The first annual conference was held at Tennessee Tech University. Throughout the two days of […]

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Meeting Cancelled This Week

The meeting this week will be cancelled! Why, you ask? Because you, yes, you, should be attending “Meet the Faculty” night, which is being held in McBryde 113 at 7pm. This event is an excellent opportunity to get to know your  professors better, as well as to learn about research projects you might be interested […]

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