Event Calendar

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Mission Statement “We are associated with Simon Fraser University’s Computing Science programs. We are committed to developing a network to support each other in our university endeavors.” WICS @ SFU was established in early 2002 as an emailing list for individuals with a wide diversity of backgrounds:

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Alumni
  • External Members - high school students, parents, industry workers, etc.

WICS is actively involved in promoting events with many opportunities to learn, network and have fun. Membership is currently free and welcome to females and males who are willing to help WICS achieve the following goals: PROMOTE women in Computing Science SUPPORT women throughout their study of Computing Science BUILD a strong network of friendly faces for women in Computing Science CHALLENGE the biases and myths faced by women in Computing Science


UPCOMING EVENTS (Summer 2013):

We will have the following workshops and social activities coming up! Please mark them down on your calendar, you don’t want to miss out!

First Meeting and Elections

Let’s Talk Series — Boosting Productivity (Burnaby)

Date: June 18th - 2013 Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm Place: TASC 9408

Let’s Talk Series — Emotional Robotics by Angelica Lim (Burnaby)

Date: July 9th - 2013 Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm Place: TASC 9408 East

MENTOR LUNCH EVENT

Mentor: Dr. Cukierman Date: July 12th - 2013 Time: 12:30 - 01:30pm Location: Club Ilia at Corner Stone

Let’s Talk Series — Mentorship and Networks by Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie (Burnaby)

Date: July 30th - 2013 Time: 3 - 4 pm Place: ASB 9896

END OF SEMESTER SOCIAL EVENT (Joint event with CS GSA)

Date: August 2nd - 2013 Time: 12:00-2:00 pm Location: North Atrium - outside ASB


PAST EVENTS (Spring 2013)

WICS || WEG The Networking Night
Celebration of International Women’s Day
Mentor Lunch with Dr.Atkins
Tech Talk from VIVA on Visual Analytics

PAST EVENTS (Fall 2012)

FroshWeek
WICS Luncheon
Grad Lab Tour
Grace Hopper Conference 2012 Information Session
End of Semester Social

PAST EVENTS (Summer 2012):
SFU Summer 2012 Clubs Day (Burnaby)
Technical Workshop - HTML5
End of Semester Social @ Jericho beach

PAST EVENTS (Spring 2012):
WICS|WEG Networking Night
Clubs Day
Networking Event with Microsoft
International Womens’ Day
Technical Workshop
End of Semester Social

PAST EVENTS (Fall 2011)

FroshWeek WICS Luncheon
SFU Clubs Day
Grace Hopper Conference 2011 Information Session
Mentor Lunch
Technical Workshop : Mobile Application Development
WICS||WEG||IEEE Educational Workshop: Business Etiquette


  • Mentor Lunch with Professor VerĂ³nica Dahl -August 3rd, 2010
  • WICS End Of Semester Social!!!! - August 23, 2010
  • WICS Mobile Web Technical Workshop - July 8, 2010
  • IT Career Networking Night-June 6,2010
  • *Interesting Article

  • Assessing the Impact and Outcomes of a Women in Computing Science Student Group at the College Level