WWW {Week with Women}

WWW {Week with Women} is a weeklong extravaganza created by Women in Computer Science (WiCS)!  We encourage all UTCS students to come out and enjoy events geared around supporting women in CS, having fun, and strengthening the UTCS community!

Monday, April 21st

Event: Kick-off Picnic
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: GDC Back Patio
Description: Come out and help us kick off this wonderful week of events with Rudy's BBQ (Clay Pit for vegetarian options).  We will be giving out packets containing rules and tasks for our Treasure.seek() competition.  The Treasue.seek() is a competition to see who can take a picture of the most items on your task list.   The top two teams will receive prizes!  If you would like to participate in Treasure.seek() please sign up here!

Tuesday, April 22nd

Event: Yoga with Mary Esther
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Location: SAC 2.301
Description: We will be hosting a yoga session with our very own Mary Esther (First Bytes organizer, UTCS alumni, and certified Yoga Instructor).  If you plan on attending please wear appropriate clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.  No yoga experience or RSVP necessary!

Event: Trivia Geek-Out with WiCS and Turing (everyone is welcome!)
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Location: GDC 6.302
Description: Come join us for delicious Taco Deli tacos and tech trivia!  Trivia will be hosted by our friends from Geeks Who Drink (...Lemonade).  You do not have to be in WiCS or Turing to attend.  No RSVP necessary!

Event: "Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office" Discussion
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: GDC 6.302
Description: The book Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office by Lois Frankel discusses many unconscious habits that sabotage females' (and sometime males') careers.  We will be discussing these behaviors and their implications with career coach Amira.  You do not need to read the book before the event.  We also will be raffling off ten copies of the book.  Dinner will be provided.  We encourage Nell Dale mentors to bring their mentees to this event!  No RSVP necessary.

Wednesday April 23rd

Event: Gender Bias and Measures in the Japanese Industry with Hideko Kunii
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: GDC 2.216 (Auditorium)                                                                                              
Description: Come hear from Hideko Kunii, first female board member of Honda and UT alumni.  After the speech there will be a short reception in the GDC atrium with hors d'oeuvre and drinks.  No RSVP necessary.

Thursday April 24th

Event: Faculty Appreciation Banquet
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: GDC Atrium
Description: Please join WiCS for an evening of recognition of our wonderful faculty.  Each student will be assigned to sit at a table with a faculty member. Each professor will sit at a table with 7-8 students.  If you plan on attending please fill out an RSVP here.  This event has limited spots so fill out the form early and mark it on your calendar!  If you can no longer attend the event please email keerthanakumar [at] utexas [dot] edu so that we can allow another student to attend in your place. This is a formal event so please dress appropriately. 

Friday April 25th

Event: Closing Party
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: GDC Atrium
Description: To conclude our week of events, we will have a photo booth and serve cookies in the atrium.  The winners of Treasure.seek() will be announced.  There will also be many other fun activities going on as well.  No RSVP required.

If you have any questions please email wicspresident [at] gmail [dot] com.