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  • 05Jan

    SFU WEG (Women in Engineering Group) is collaborating with SFU WICS (Women in Computing Science) and SFU IEEE for this networking event focused on leadership. The event includes a Speaker Panel of 5 amazing women from Engineering and Computing Science, as well as a chance to network with them and others from industry over food and dessert afterwards.

    Come and get answers to career leadership questions from these phenomenal industry mentors and get a chance to win cool prizes!

    Date: Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
    Time:
    6pm-9:30pm
    Location:
    SFU Burnaby campus, Applied Science Building
    Cost:
    FREE
    Dress code:
    business casual
    RSVP: http://bit.ly/1xF1L9w

    Event outline:
    6:00pm-6:30pm: Registration & Refreshments @ ASB Atrium
    6:30pm-7:15pm: Speaker Panel @ IRMACS Presentation Studio
    7:15pm-7:35pm: Q&A @ IRMACS Presentation Studio
    8:00pm-9:00pm: Speed Networking @ ASB Atrium
    9:00pm-9:30pm: Mingle & Refreshments @ ASB Atrium

    This event is a great opportunity for students to meet with women in the industry, make connections, hear about what computing science and engineering are like in the “real world”, and get a glimpse into the opportunities that are available post-secondary.


    To learn more about the speakers, mentors, and detailed schedule, please visit our event website: https://sites.google.com/site/networkingnight2015/


    **This event is graciously sponsored by Deloitte in Canada**.

    Hope to see you all. :D

    ~WiCS|WEG|SFU IEEE~ Networking Night - Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

  • 01Nov

    Join us on Nov 7 to speak with successful women in the field and hear stories of challenges and accomplishments as well as gain valuable insight into the industry. Please have a few questions prepared for our guest speakers for the Q&A portion of the event. Light refreshments will be served.

    Date: Friday, Nov 7, 2014
    Time: 6pm-9pm
    Location: TASC1 9204, Burnaby campus
    Dress code: business casual
    RSVP: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/189617457

    Event outline:
    6:00pm-7:30pm: guest speaker panel
    7:30pm-8:00pm: Q&A
    8:00pm-9:00pm: mingle and refreshments

    Speaker bios:
    Brittany Zenger, Senior Software Engineer, Analytics at Salesforce
    Brittany Zenger completed her BSc Honours Computing Science at SFU in 2007, followed by a masters specializing in data mining in 2009 from SFU. She has worked as a software developer designing and building products to help produce 3D models, allow users to intuitively transform data, and solve hard processing problems with spatial data. She recently joined Salesforce as a Senior Software Engineer on the Analytics team in the Vancouver office.

    Kate Tsoukalas, Senior Software Engineering Lead, at Microsoft
    Kate Tsoukalas is a Senior Software Engineering Lead at Microsoft currently working on Windows Phone, building apps like the Browser, Email, Calendar, and Podcasts as well as driving larger cross-team projects for new devices. Before coming to Microsoft she completed a Master’s degree in Computing Science at Simon Fraser University with a focus on Information Retrieval/Data Mining and has an undergraduate degree in Physics, also from SFU.  She is a past president of WICS and is passionate about encouraging Women in Tech and helping to increase their numbers. In her spare time she enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, reading science fiction, and photography.

    **We will have more speakers at the event!**

    Hope to see you all. :D

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