Who are we?
We are associated with Simon Fraser University’s Computing Science programs and we are committed to developing a network to support each other in our university endeavours.
Our goals are to:
- 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
What do we do?
In pursuit of our goals, we organise professional networking events, technical workshops, outreach programs, and social activities.
We hold weekly meetings, plus a ton of other fun events (often with tea and cookies). Come say hello!
Who can join?
Everyone! We welcome people of all genders.
For more information about WiCS, please see our Constitution
Who is a member ?
Membership shall be open to all self-identified female* students in an Intended / Minor / Major / Honors / Graduate or Joint Program in Computing Science as well as any female who has taken a Computing Science course in the last three semesters.
Membership shall also be open to any female SFU staff and faculty, and can also be open to others than those listed above, such as individuals working in the technology sector in industry, government agencies or educational institutions as well as other individuals at SFU, such as non-female Computing Science students, staff, or faculty. These individuals must express interest as defined by attending at least two general meetings or events within a one year period at the sole discretion of the Executive.
* Including those who identify as female, non-binary, agender, and intersex.