Meetings – Fall 2017

Bi-weekly meetings:


Aug. 24: First Meeting!
Sept. 11: Productivity
Sept. 25: Pizza and Proofreading
Oct. 9: Discussion of Girls Who Code Hackathon
Oct. 23: Hanging out and a card game
Nov. 6: GWC Hackathon planning, what to know in grad school
Nov. 20: Thanksgiving-themed coloring
Dec. 4: TBA


Sept. 2: Hiking at Umstead
Oct. 28: Baking for the Halloween Potluck

Possible future events:

Puzzles & Movie
Lunch Outing
Hiking at Johnston Mill Trail or Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area
Visit the Museum of Natural Sciences
Attend Yoga/Zumba Class
Contact Tanya Amert if you are especially excited about one of these ideas, you have a new idea, or you are interested in hosting an event.


Women in Computing Research Symposium 2017


March 23 and 30, 2017

Sitterson Hall, Computer Science Department, UNC Chapel Hill


Our goal for the symposium is to introduce undergraduate students to various research areas and encourage students, especially women, to explore the opportunities they have for doing research, whether as part of their undergraduate curriculum or by pursuing a graduate degree. We also want to offer a space for graduate students to share their experiences and their research and to become more familiar with the work their peers are doing.  Come join students, researchers, and professionals from the Triangle and nearby areas to learn more about what you can do with Computer Science and related fields.

  • Hear about exciting research projects that students are working on in a wide variety of computing areas
  • Ask questions about the experiences of women in computing
  • Learn about resources that can help you lead a successful career in computing, or aid you as you take computing-related courses


Sitterson Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
201 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC


    • Thursday, March 23: Panel Discussion
      • Learn from researchers about what it is like to conduct research in various career settings.  We will have the opportunity to ask questions of professors, graduate students, and researchers in industry.
  • Thursday, March 30: Poster and Demo Session
    • Learn about recent research in the fields of security, vision, graphics, computational biology, real-time systems, robotics and more! This is a great opportunity for students to practice presenting their research and to learn about the research others are doing.

March 23 Schedule

6:00pm Check-in Open, Food Arrives
6:30pm-7:00pm Welcome, Panel Introductions
7:00pm-8:30pm Panel Discussion and Questions from Audience
8:30pm Wrap Up

March 30 Schedule

6:00pm Check-in Open, Food Arrives
6:30pm-7:00pm Welcome
7:00pm-8:30pm Poster and Demo Session Short Talks
(20 min. each)

7:20pm – Dr. Beatriz Paniagua

8:20pm – Dr. Cynthia Sturton

8:30pm Wrap Up

Parking Map

Sitterson Hall is indicated below with a star.  Many lots on UNC’s campus are free after 5pm; just check the sign at the entrance of the lot.  Below some of the larger lots and decks are boxed.


Meetings – Spring 2017

Bi-weekly meetings:


Feb. 10: Pizza Lunch!
Feb. 17: Prep for Research Symposium – new format, two days
Feb. 24: Prep for Research Symposium – decide dates
March 3: Prep for Research Symposium – coordinate outreach, budget expenses
March 10: Prep for Research Symposium
March 24: Prep for Research Symposium – final details of poster and demo session
April 1: Donuts and coffee with candidates – Rise and Gray Squirrel
April 21: Visiting Professional – Jessica Nye (FBI)
April 28: LDOC Lunch!


April 9: Hiking at Occoneechee – Hillsborough, NC