ACM-W North America
As we ramp up our regional committee, we are anxious to start sharing news and activities of many women in computing across North America. We will highlight more in our next newsletter.
ACM-W India Regional Celebrations Report
The Regional Celebrations 2020 of the Association for Computing Machinery – Women’s Council (ACM-W India) was held at Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna, on 13th March 2020. The Annual mega-event was jointly organised by ACM, ACM-W, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering (PCCE), Indian Institute of Technology-Goa (IIT-Goa) and Goa University. Ms. Revati Majumdhar, the […]
Blog Series: Reflections on womENcourage 2019
This month, we are hosting Gunay Abdullayeva, who got her master’s degree at the University of Tartu and specialized in Data Mining, Machine Learning, Neural Networks.
womENcourage 2020 preparations in Baku, Azerbaijan are going full speed!
womENcourage 2020 will be held at 24-24th of September 2020 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
History of ACM-W Scholarships with Elaine Weyuker
This month we take the opportunity of the remodeling of the ACM-W newsletter to discuss a little of the history of the program of scholarships and its committee. There is no one better to describe the program and history that its initiator Professor Elaine Weyuker (See her in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaine_Weyuker). So we have asked Professor Weyuker […]
ACM-W India Workshop on “Women in Computer Science and Research” Report
An ACM-W workshop on the theme “women in computer science and research” was organized on 14th February,2020 during the ACM Annual Event 2020 by the CSE Discipline at IIT Gandhinagar.
Kuwait STEM Grad Cohort First Workshop
On December 7th 2019, the 1st STEM Grad Cohort Workshop was conducted at American University, Kuwait (AUK), led by Dr Zainab AlMeraj, Assistant Professor, Kuwait University. The attendees were graduates or senior undergraduate female student in computing, engineering or scientific-related studies, who were interested in interacting with other successful women in the STEM field.
ACM-W Connections–February 2020
After a three-year effort of eleven scientific organizations, the preliminary report A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing and Natural Sciences is available. A major part of this project was a global survey of scientists. Analysis of survey responses produced several significant findings emphasizing that a gender gap continues to exist across all disciplines.
ACM-Europe Blog: Reflections on womENcourage 2019
This month’s guest blogger is Elif Akeli, a PhD student at Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Turkey. “I started my professional journey six years ago. During this time I have worked as both a software developer and a member of the academic staff at the university. I have been fortunate to have a taste of both […]