FRC Team 5962, a high school robotics team in the Merrimack Valley, is hosting its 6th Women in STEM Day at UMass Lowell. We'll have fun, hands-on activities in different areas of STEM and leadership. The event is free, and lunch will be provided. No experience is necessary, and we'll have female engineers from UML and various companies volunteer. Sign up at frcpersevere.com/wis, and we hope to see you there!
I’m am VERY excited to announce that Vermont will be participating in the CyberStartGo program again this year! There are some great changes to the program. One preview is that there will be a College Student opportunity to play this year.
The Computer Science & Engineering Department at the University of North Texas provides one-time scholarships of $2,000 to a limited number of NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Winners and one-time scholarships of $1,000 to a limited number of Honorable Mention recipients.
Black Women in Computing (BWiC) is proud to host an exciting game development workshop for Orlando teens sponsored by Microsoft! In the spirit of the Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, BWiC offers this workshop to students (boys and girls) ages 13 ‐ 18 who are Florida residents. Priority will be given to historically underrepresented groups in computing (African American, Hispanic, and Native American) however, all students are welcome to apply. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.
Event: CyberInspire is an all day workshop where students will dive head-first into the exciting world of cyber security. Participants will be split up into four groups and rotate through four one-hour sessions. Each session will consist of a game or activity that will expose them to basic computer security concepts. Topics include cybersecurity, code building and cryptography.
The ExciTES Summer Institute encourage rising 3rd graders through 11th graders to use their knowledge, imagination, and creativity to 1) become aware of the diverse fields & careers of engineering and science, and 2) be encouraged to attend college, specifically, UTEP's Colleges of Engineering and Science.
This competition promotes teamwork, innovation, and ingenuity in our younger members. The theme of WE18 is "Let's Break Boundaries". With this in mind, SWE is challenging SWENext clubs to celebrate women engineers who have broken boundaries and break a few of their own. Applicants must be in grades K-12 in October 2018.