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Monthly Catch-up – 11 April 2016

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 
when: 12:30-13:30 

Hello all,

For our next monthly event, we will have a short informal talk from Dr.
Sepideh Ghanavati who recently joined the Digital Security group as
assistant professor.
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.

Kind regards,

‘Insight Out’ – Women in Science conference by NWO

Hello all,

NWO is organizing this exciting (and free!!) event to being together
women in science.

What will be covered:
Listen to personal stories of successful women in academia and industry,
join the panel discussion on gender issues within science, sign up for a
workshop to learn how to be successful in academia, take the opportunity
to talk 1:1 to senior scientists, policymakers and industrial managers.

For more info, go to:

Kind regards,
your RWoCS-team

Rails Girls in Rotterdam, April 15th-17th 2016

During the free two-day workshop you’ll dive into the magical world of
Ruby on Rails and build a working web application using this powerful

Application opens today, February 1st!

Both females and males are welcomed to apply, however, priority will be given to female applicants.

The idea of Rails Girls:
Rails Girls – Get started with tech

Our aim is to give tools and a community for women to understand
technology and to build their ideas. We do this by providing a great
experience on building things and by making technology more approachable.

Learn sketching, prototyping, basic programming and get introduced to
the world of technology. Rails Girls was born in Finland, but is
nowadays a global, non-profit volunteer community.

Hope to see a few of you there.
Please spread the word to students and others who might be interested in getting into sketching, prototyping and coding.