WWW {Week with Women}

WWW {Week with Women} is a week-long series of events hosted by WiCS {Women in Computer Science} in order to encourage and support women in tech through fun and engaging events that bring the UTCS community together!


Monday, March 30th

Event: How Not to be Creepy (And Other Life Advice)
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Location: Atrium / GDC 2.216 (Auditorium)
Description: Do you ever feel like other people just don't get you? Have a hard time understanding why others act the way they do? Learn tips to get inside the head of the socially "typical" and improve your ability to navigate relationships, job interviews, and life in general. Dinner will be served in the Atrium at 5:30 and we will move to the auditorium at 6 pm for the talk.

Event Link: http://goo.gl/1x6E3A


Tuesday, March 31st

Event: Yoga with Mary Esther
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: SAC 2.301
Description:  Join Mary Esther, a UTCS alum and staff member who is also part time yoga studio owner here in Austin, to unwind from the busy CS life as she takes you through a great yoga class. Bring a towel and yoga mat.

Event Link:  http://goo.gl/JtYV0w

Event: Trivia Night
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Location: GDC 6.302
Description:  Come out to WiCS trivia night hosted by a Quizmaster from a local geek trivia club. If you like having fun or showing off your knowledge of obscure facts then this event is for you! Dinner from Clay Pit will be provided. There will also be prizes for the winning team!

RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/Ok1fLlX35N


Wednesday, April 1st

Event: Nell Dale Mentor Program Minute to Win It
Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Location: GDC 6.302                                                                                            
Description: The Nell Dale Mentor Program is hosting a Minute to Win It game! Minute to Win It is a game where people have to complete deceptively easy and silly tasks in under 60 seconds. The winning team will receive a prize! We will also have pizza from Double Daves.

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1628252270740506/


Event: Big Dream Movie Screening
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Location: GDC 2.216 (Auditorium)                                                                                            
Description: Big Dream is a documentary film that follows the stories of seven young women in technology fields around the globe. Each story takes a look at these young women's ambitions and how they overcome personal challenges to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. We hope to use this inspirational film to excite young women, their families, and friends to the possibilities inherent in science and technology. We will also have food from Raising Canes!

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/656436447835941/


Thursday, April 2nd

Event: Faculty Appreciation Banquet
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: GDC 6.302
Description: Back by popular demand, WiCS will be hosting our second annual Faculty Appreciation Banquet. Each professor will sit at a table with 7-8 students. This is a closed event so once you RSVP you will get a confirmation email early next week (week of March 30th) with whether you got in and which professor you will sit with. It is important that you commit to your RSVP (so mark it on your calendar) and remember you are taking another student’s spot. Also this is a formal event so please dress appropriately.

RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/LtAcj394aY


Friday, April 3rd

Event: Open Forum
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: GDC 6.302
Description: This forum hopes to facilitate an open and honest discussion about the UTCS community and what we can do to continue to make UTCS welcoming to everyone.  We will have cream puffs from Cream Whiskers and giving out WiCS buttons! Everyone is welcome to come and share. Always remember to be respectful :)

Event Link: http://goo.gl/bq7OaC


Saturday, April 4th

Event: Sand Volleyball
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Pease Park Volleyball courts near Lamar and MLK
Description: WiCS is getting you out of the lab and into the sun for some sand volleyball! Sign up as a team or individual before April 1st. Brackets will be released on April 2nd. We will have drinks, snacks, and plenty of sand! All levels of experience welcome! Note, you must have at least two women on your team.

RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/tzOrQdkAzQ


If you have any questions please email wicspresident@gmail.com.