WiTS News

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 12:07

WiTS will be meeting Wednesday in room 211 at 1:30 pm.
Nan, from the Canadian Coalition of Women will be coming to discuss the conference
being held in Halifax in 2012. We will also be discussing our end of the semester plans for WiTS, so come on out and join in the fun! :)

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 20:41

The seminar on scholarships & opportunities (Oct. 17) went well. Now the slides are online in PDF form. If you didn't make it to the presentation, check them out to see what you missed (and don't miss out on these great opportunities).

Monday, October 17, 2011 - 19:12

Check out our Related Links section for all CS and INFX scholarship information!

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 11:14

Come learn about all of the scholarship opportunities for women in Computer Science and Informatics!

Date: October 17, 2011 at 3:30
Room 211, Computer Science Building

The scholarship information will be posted on this link after the information session has taken place as well, so stay tuned!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 15:10

Current and former WiTS members have had some great opportunities. Here are some highlights:

  • Ozge, Melanie, Katie, Jigasa & Connie all attended the Google Scholars' Retreat between 2009-2011 after being selected as Google Canada Anita Borg Scholarship Finalists. Katie was even selected as one of the few Google Canada Anita Borg Scholarship Winners in 2011.
  • Mei, Ozge, Connie, Zeinab, Sarah and Fatemeh were all selected to attend a CRA-W Grad Cohort in 2010 and 2011.
  • Ozge attended the Grace Hopper Celebration in 2011 and 2012.
  • Azza, Melanie, Ozge and Connie all received the Dalhousie Faculty of Computer Science's Ada Byron Award over the course of various years.
  • Sara and Ozge both received Citizenship Awards from Dalhousie's Faculty of Computer Science in 2011.
  • Kaitlyn and Sara spoke at the Digital Nova Scotia's Annual Dinner in 2011.