April 19 seminar on Women in Computing: There Are No Limits!

By | April 13, 2017

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Wednesday, April 19; 5pm–7pm; Bob and Betty Beyster Building (map)

Girls Encoded is hosting a panel of industry representatives to discuss women in computing. Come meet with software engineers and researchers in industry, and ask questions and gain insight from successful women in the field. At this event, you will get a chance to hear about the experiences of women software engineers and researchers at Duo, Google, IBM Watson Health, Stryker, and Toyota Research Institute, with additional remarks from Professor Peter Chen, interim chair of computer science and engineering. Sponsored by Duo Security and Stryker. Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 18.

Girls Encoded is a program run through the U-M Computer Science and Engineering department to develop the pipeline of women in computer science as well as to retain the women who have entered into the program. The program has two focus areas: recruitment of women into the CSE department, and retention of women to graduation from the department.