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Latinas in Computing Wiki

The Latinas in Computing (LiC) community was established with the help of the Anita Borg Insitute for Women in Technology (ABI) after a Birds of a Feather session at the 2006 Grace Hopper Conference entitled Latinas in Engineering. There, a group of energized Latinas from industry, government labs and academia discussed the strengths of this growing community and the misconceptions affecting its members.

Use this wiki to collaborate and share information with members of the community.

Join us at GHC 2013! You can find us here:

Wednesday, October 2:

  • 12:30p-1:30p: CRA-W - “Graduate School Survival Skills”, MCC 200 A-C.
  • 12:30p-1:30p: “Be More Strategic! Stories & Tips From Experienced Technical Women”, Auditorium Room 1.
  • 12:30-4:30p: Student Opportunity Lab, MCC: Ballroom A. “Thinking Big About Careers in Test: Driving your Career Forward”, “Difficult Conversations”, “Undergrad Research Internships”.
  • 3:30p-4:30p: CRA-W - “Building Your Professional Network”, MCC 200 A-C.
  • 7:0p0-8:00p: Latinas in Computing Reception sponsored by MasterCard, MCC 205A. Limit: First 75 attendees.
  • 8:00p-9:00p: ACM-W Reception, MCC 208A.

Thursday, October 3:

  • 11:45a-12:45p: UWiC: “Building Leadership Skills: A Diverse Perspective”, Auditorium Room 3.
  • 12:45p-3:30p: Lunchtime Table Topic: IT in the Industry, MCC Halls B-C.
  • 2:15p-3:30p: Faculty Lightning Talks, “Organizing a Celebration of Women in Computing in Your Country”, MCC 200 H-J.
  • 2:15p-3:30p: UWiC: “Speed Mentoring”, MCC 200-D-G.

Friday, October 4:

  • 1:00p-2:30p: Latinas in Computing Luncheon, 208 A-D. Limit: First 150 attendees.
  • 3:45p–4:45p: UWiC - “Breaking Through the Concrete Ceiling/Avoiding the Glass Cliff: A Diverse Perspective”, MCC 200 H-J.
  • 5:15p-6:15p: “The Role of Internet Technology in Humanitarian Disaster Response”, MCC 101 H-J.
  • 5:15p-6:15p: Getting Out of the Shallow End: Techniques for empowering and encouraging underrepresented women in computing, MCC M100 C-H.
  • 6:30p-7:30p: ABI Community Meetup with Cassidy Williams, MCC L100 A-J.

Please visit Latinas in Computing for more information.

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