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Register now for ONCWIC 2014, October 24-25 in Guelph

The 2014 Ontario Celebration for Women in Computing Conference runs October 24-25 at the Science Complex Atrium at the University of Guelph, and the two-day event has lots to offer college and university computing students in Ontario. Scheduled to speak at the conference are: The Honorable Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, Province of Ontario Bonnie

 
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ONCWIC to be held at the University of Guelph this fall

The fifth annual Ontario Conference for Women in Computing (ONCWIC) is being held at the University of Guelph on October 24-25, 2014. For women considering, or already involved, in a career in Information Technology, ONCWIC offers a unique opportunity to: Expand your professional network in southern Ontario and Canada; Meet IT professionals and subject matter

 
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Women Who Code

A new organization for women in computing is starting up in Kitchener-Waterloo. Women Who Code is dedicated to educating and inspiring women to pursue and excel in technology careers. The Waterloo chapter of Women Who Code will have their launch event next Tuesday, March 18th 2014, starting at 7:30pm, in Area 151 of the Communitech

 
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Women in computing: forthcoming events

Two forthcoming events to support women in computing will be held in Waterloo Region this fall. The first event is the inaugural meeting of the Waterloo Region Women in Trades Association, which has been spearheaded Judi Westcott and Laura Potje of Conestoga’s School of Engineering and IT. The purpose of the Women in Trades Association

 
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ONCWIC Registration is open!

The fourth annual Ontario Conference for Women in Computing (ONCWIC) is being held at the University of Waterloo from November 8-9. The list of featured guest speakers is now available and attendees can look forward to three outstanding seminars. The guest speakers are: Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College, formerly Dean of Engineering and

 
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What has driven women out of Computer Science?

Over the years I have tried to bring some attention to the disproportionate number of women that are enrolled in Computer Science and Computer Engineering programs, and now that I am an instructor at Conestoga College I get to see this first-hand. One anecdotal example from yesterday’s Computer Application Development (CAD) diploma program orientation: of

 
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ONCWIC to be held in Kitchener-Waterloo this November

After a very successful third annual ONCWIC conference held at the University of Western Ontario in London on October 12-13 2012, this fall’s annual Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing conference will be held at the University of Waterloo on Friday, 8 November 2013 and Saturday, 9 November. This year’s host is the David R.

 
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CanWIT launches Waterloo Region Chapter

CanWIT – Canadian Women in Technology – is a division of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance. CanWIT is a national volunteer organization that encourages young women to consider a career in a technology field, and helps accelerate the careers of women already in the field. CanWIT provides knowledge and support to women in technology field

 
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WITT to hold social event on November 14

The Conestoga College Women in Technology and Trades (WITT) Council is holding a social event on Wednesday, 14 November 2012 at 4:30pm in the Technology Lounge, Room 2A601. This social gathering is open to students, employees and alumni of Conestoga College; please RSVP to Jane Carr, Professor, Information Technology Programs, by November 12. Complimentary refreshments

 
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Registration opens for ONCWIC 2012

Registration for the third Ontario Women in Computing Conference, to be held in London at the University of Western Ontario from October 12-13, is now open. Some details of the conference program are now available. One session at the conference, entitled “Technical Interviews de-mystified”, will be given by Nelly Vassileva, the Technology Campus Recruiting Manager

 
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