Brown University held its first Women in Computer Science (WiCS) meeting in 2008. This organization within the university is dedicated to helping women in the computer science field by inviting WiCS alumni to share their experiences and advice about making a good impression in interviews and finding jobs that fit women's computer science interests. Some of the program's main goals include building a strong network of women within incoming classes and providing mentors for young female students. Brown University's department of computer science focuses on developing and innovating information technology research. It is currently rated as one of the nation's leading computer science programs by the National Research Council.
Bryn Mawr College actively supports women in computer science, providing information about jobs available for women and by encouraging a more "female-friendly" work environment. This college promotes the idea that students can combine computer science with multiple disciplines that will give them an advantage over other students in the future. Bryn Mawr College has hosted a variety of speakers dedicated to promoting women in technology, and the university is concerned with images of computing and how they relate to women. Bryn Mawr has held forums for discussing women's historical role in the technological revolution. The Computer Science Program at Bryn Mawr College strives to facilitate evolving interdisciplinary majors. Its advisors strongly encourage students to pursue computer science minors in addition to a concentration in other fields.