ACM-W UMN

Our group supports diversity in the field of Computer Science and holds events throughout the year to

Our group supports diversity in the field of Computer Science and holds events throughout the year to support the University of Minnesota's community of underrepresented individuals.

Operating as usual

Photos from ACM-W UMN's post 01/31/2020

Thank you to everyone who came to our kickoff! We had a blast and hope to see you all at future events 🙂 Also a big thanks to Target for their involvement and the fun activities!

11/13/2019

There is still time to register for our Women+ in Tech Showcase this Saturday! Register at z.umn.edu/wits2019

Join WITS to celebrate Women+ in Computing with talks from Target, Sleep Numbers, workshop (bring your laptop 👩‍💻) and panels.

Breakfast and Lunch provided. Free stuff!

05/24/2019

There is free food from CIACAM in the back of the Mississippi Room (in the union) until 4:45! Stop by and help us reduce food waste 🙂🥗🍪

05/24/2019
05/24/2019

Hello all! You may have noticed our earlier live-streams-we’re happy to be bringing you the panels and select breakouts from CIACAM 2019! This is the inaugural ACM Twin Cities conference focusing on cybersecurity, and ACM-W is proud to co-host.

Here’s our schedule of live-streams for the rest of today. Hopefully you’ll find something that interests you.

◾️12:45-1:30 (panel): Safeguarding communities with cybersecurity feat. Col. Stephanie Horvath

◾️1:40 (breakout): Your personal information as currency for social networks

◾️2:05 (breakout): How to phish 400 users on a major university campus and get away with it

05/24/2019

Join our livestream to enjoy the security panels from CIACAM 2019! Co-hosted by UMN ACM and ACM-W, TLI UMN and the Twin Cities ACM Chapter.

04/25/2019

Innovation Talks are happening NOW! Hear from a Site Reliability Engineer from Target talk about mainframe computing and a graduate student talk about her research in Deep Learning. Come join us in Keller 3-180 at 5:30!

04/18/2019

Lightning Talks are happening NOW in Keller 3-180!!! Listen to cool talks + free Wally's :)

Photos from ACM-W UMN's post 02/26/2019

Special thanks to Harvard WECode for putting together such an amazing conference this past weekend! We learned so much through the workshops and inspiring speakers!

02/21/2019

Check out our livestreamed panel on cybersecurity careers with professionals from Best Buy, FRSecure, and Target, hosted with ABI.MSP! (Let us know if there's any audio/visual issues)

02/06/2019

🙋‍♀️ Are you interested in planning our first-ever hackathon?

✈️ How about helping to coordinate our delegation of students to Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2019?

📣 ACM-W is forming student teams to make it happen, and we want you to get involved!

✅Sign up for a team by indicating your availability for a bi-weekly meeting:
Hackathon When2Meet - https://www.when2meet.com/?7514545-UgI7Q
GHC When2Meet - https://www.when2meet.com/?7514548-GBpO

Hackathon Team Meetings - When2meet

01/15/2019

Do you spend too much time on insta and Facebook? What if you used social media to help your favorite student group?
UMN ACM-W is looking for a Social Media Manager to increase engagement and create awesome posts. Message us for more info!

ACM-W WITS Project Interest Form 11/14/2018

Important reminder: students have till November 23rd to sign up to present work at the Women+ In Tech Showcase on December 1st!

Whether you want to talk about your research or lead a workshop on a technical skill, it's a great chance to practice public speaking and networking.

For students who have already submitted projects, we will be getting back to you this week with more details about scheduling and optional practice sessions before the big day.

ACM-W WITS Project Interest Form Hello! We're so excited that you are interested in presenting at ACM-W's first annual Women+ In Technology Showcase, celebrating the work of women and non-binary folks in technology. We are looking to showcase projects involving Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related disciplines. Any cu...

STUDENTS | SciTechsperience 11/13/2018

ACM-W UMN is having our general meeting in Keller 3-125 tomorrow at 5:30. Stop by to learn about the awesome internship opportunities available through the Minnesota SciTechSperience program, and talk with a recruiter! Dinner will be provided.

Link: https://scitechmn.org/students/

STUDENTS | SciTechsperience Gausman & Moore, Duluth and Roseville Software for Good, Minneapolis Innovative Surface Technologies, St. Paul Anez Consulting, Little Falls Z Minnesota's one-stop shop for STEM internships SciTechsperience is a free, state-funded program that connects STEM college students to a wide variety of paid...

ACM-W @ WECode Interest Form 11/10/2018

Are you interested in attending the country's largest student-run Women in Computer Science conference? ACM-W is putting together a group of students to travel to Harvard University's WECode Conference the weekend of February 22-24, 2019. This is a great opportunity to grow your technical leadership skills, network with other collegiate engineers, and promote more female representation in the tech industry. If you're interested in joining the trip, please fill out this form:

ACM-W @ WECode Interest Form WECode (Women Engineers Code) is the largest student-run conference for women in computer science in the country. We're dedicated to expanding the skills, network, and community of technical women worldwide, bringing together a diverse group of engineers over the course of two days to share ideas an...

10/18/2018

Do you know a student working on a research project, open source project, or a side project involving technology? Let them know about this exciting opportunity: the University of Minnesota's ACM-W Chapter is currently recruiting student presenters for our first annual Women+ In Technology Showcase!

WITS is a one-day mini-conference supporting women and non-binary technologists. What's in it for students? The opportunity to present your work, get access to our resume database, and make valuable connections across the Twin Cities tech scene.

We are looking for presenters across a broad range of tech sub-fields and project types. Student presenters can showcase their work through a poster session, live demo, or breakout talk. All are welcome to submit their work at z.umn.edu/witspresenters.

Contact us for more information about WITS via Facebook message or at [email protected].

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ACM-W is please to announce that we are hosting the First Annual Women in Technology Showcase (WITS) on December 1, 2018.

WITS will highlight work in tech by diverse U of M students, explore how we can improve gender diversity in tech, and connect tech professionals and students from across the Twin Cities.

Student RSVP will be available later this week - but if you don't mind helping, why not sign up to volunteer and get guaranteed admission?
https://goo.gl/forms/PVOeD6MBwMt7UUqj1

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10/11/2018

Make your October even better by going to ACM-W's upcoming events!
👩‍💻 October 17: Tech Talk with Google (RSVP only)
📚 October 23: Study Night + Snacks
🎃 October 30: Halloween Hack Night with ACM
More details coming soon - on this page & in our email blast! 😀

Photos from ACM-W UMN's post 09/20/2018

Here are a few of pics from the Google panel yesterday! Thanks to Google and everyone that came for a great time!

07/18/2018

Looking for funding to attend Grace Hopper Conference this fall? Here are two new opportunities!

📌 Google's Grace Hopper Travel Scholarship includes registration, flight costs and more. The application is due July 22 at 11:59PM PDT.
Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfX4FAnxUgZZCt6gWkJ5RH3sHsrkaOeHjbnn8SHUq8POoKp_g/viewform

📌 CRA-W's Grace Hopper Celebration Research Scholars Program focuses on students interested in research - you do not have to have done research to apply! The scholarship includes registration, cost of travel, and lodging. Applications will be accepted through August 1.
Link: https://cra.org/cra-w/scholarships-and-awards/scholarships/ghc-research-scholars/ -id-3

05/07/2018

GOOD LUCK ON FINALS, EVERYONE!
Y O U G O T T H I S !

- Queen Bey

04/23/2018

Come enjoy F R E E Wally’s Falafel while listening to CS professor & director of the UMN Center for Cognitive Sciences Victoria Interrante give an overview of her research field, virtual reality!

This is the second installment of our series Spotlight on Women in Computing, where we highlight was the awesome women in our CS department are up to! Everyone is always welcome at our events, so please invite your friends.

This event would be great for anyone curious about the different fields of computer science, research, or simply what your professors do “behind the scenes”!

Photos from ACM-W UMN's post 04/20/2018

Here’s Professors Maria Gini and Lana Yarosh presenting at our first-ever Spotlight on Women in Computing!

➡️ Join us this MONDAY (4/23) for the second installment featuring Professor Victoria Interrante speaking on her research field, VIRTUAL REALITY!

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P.S. Free dinner from Wally’s Falafel!

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Join our livestream to enjoy the security panels from CIACAM 2019! Co-hosted by UMN ACM and ACM-W, TLI UMN and the Twin ...
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