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CAN-CWiC, short for ACM Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing, is the premiere Canadian computing conference for Women in Technology. This annual event features networking, learning, sharing, and mentoring. Learn more.

WiCS and the SFU School of Computing Science often offers a few travel grants for participants of this event.
To be eligible for this grant, you must be:
- An active student member of WiCS
- Or, a female student at SFU, in the Faculty of Applied Science

If you are interested in this opportunity, subscribe to the WiCS mailing list to stay posted about CAN-CWIC 2023!


CAN-CWIC 2022 Student Experiences

Here are some student experiences of CAN-CWIC 2022, which happened on Oct 21-22, 2022 in Toronto!

Sachini Herath

"They shared their experiences and views on starting a career in tech, obstacles they faced and overcame throughout their career, mistakes and lessons learnt. ... all of us came out with new-found motivation, inspiration, and a sense of community." - Sachini 

View her full experience:


Katie Sun

"Not only did I see the reality of working in the tech industry, it also gave me hope that I can make it and can be the source of change in regards to equality and equity for the future." - Katie


View her full experience: