Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local
equivalent) for the 2018-2019 academic year. A group of female
undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant
pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each
candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership. All
scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the annual Women
Techmakers Scholars’ Retreat in summer 2018 to connect with fellow
scholars, network with Googlers and participate in a number of workshops.
Professional development and community outreach opportunities will
continue to be offered after the retreat. As a Women Techmakers Scholar,
you will join a long-term community of scholars program participants
designed to provide a forum to share resources, support other women in
tech, and collaborate on projects to make continued impact.
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
– Identify as female
– Currently be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2017-2018
– Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time or part-time
student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program at a university in
Europe, Middle East or Africa for the 2018-2019 academic year
– Be studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics or a
closely related technical ﬁeld
– Demonstrate a strong academic record
– Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the
involvement of women in Computer Science
Application deadline: December 11th, 2017 at 11:59 pm GMT
Apply at https://services.google.com/fb/forms/2018WTMSP-EMEA/
some of you might be interested in attending The Ada Lovelace Festival or future events.
For the event of 2017, the discounted student tickets have already been sold out.
The symposium on Leadership in Academia organized by The Halkes Women
Faculty Network and RU's Female Full Professors Network might be of
interest to some of you.
You can view the invitation here: http://tinyurl.com/y7tb3o6v
Registration is compulsory.
Veelasha (on behalf of the Halkes board)
Have you heard of the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC)? It’s the largest gathering of women technologists, which took place recently in the US. Read more about it here.
Here’s an example of how GHC empowers women in computing.
(article courtesy of Prof. Mireille Hildebrandt)
On November 3, several members of RWoCS met with members of the Education board to have a discussion on how to increase the number of female students for the CS Bachelor program.
We are currently putting together a list of action items which we will share with you in the coming weeks.
We’re happy to have co-hosted the Round Table meeting together with Halkes.
It was a full success!
Good Monday Morning everyone,
unfortunately, our speaker, Dr. Sepideh Ghanavati, the new assistant professor of the Digital Security group, got sick.
We therefore won't have a talk but decided to turn today's meeting into an informal meeting to enjoy the cake and have lunch together.
where: red sofa's, 2nd floor - PLEASE NOTE: change of location
For our next monthly event, we will have a short informal talk from Dr.
Sepideh Ghanavati who recently joined the Digital Security group as
Dr. Ghanavati will give an insight into her academic career so far.
When: Monday, April 11 from 12:30-13:30
Where: Meeting room, ground floor of Mercator 1
Bring your lunch along and join us. Cake will be provided!
We hope to see you on the 11th.