Diversity in Computing Summit
Friday, March 2, 2018 (All day)
Maryland Center for Women in Computing is pleased to present the Diversity in Computing Summit, a one-day workshop designed for all advocates of underrepresented groups in computing fields. Through informative workshops and dynamic speakers, we will emphasize inclusive computing--efforts that address the positive impact that underrepresented groups have and will continue to have on the future of technology.
The Importance of Community in Computing // Friday, March, 2 // 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM // Breakout Session 2
In this session NCWIT's TJ Alladin will explore the impact of "community" and community groups in recruiting and retaining underrepresented groups in computing. This session will include a brief presentation and panel discussion.
Why We Need Women's Groups // Friday, March, 2 // 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM // Table Topics
In this session NCWIT's TJ Alladin will discuss the importance of women's groups in the push for gender equity in technology.
For more details: http://mcwic.cs.umd.edu/events/diversity
College Park MarylandUnited States