Welcome to MSU Women in Computing!

MSU Women in Computing (MSU WIC) is an organization of students and faculty (both men and women) who work to recruit, support and retain women in computing fields. If you are interested in computing, we would love to see you at our next meeting. Students, faculty, alumni, local business people, recruiters, all are welcome. Check out our Get Involved, Calendar, and Mailing List Sign Up pages to learn more about WIC's activities and how you can get involved!

If you are attending the Website Designer workshop on Saturday, February 23, you can access the tutorial here.

Recent News

11/07/2013 - Technology Workshop!

Do you want your students to learn how to design and create their OWN website? Invite them to the MSU Women in Computing (WIC) workshop, and we'll teach them some basic tools to help them make websites. We'll also be teaching some basic Scratch programming.

Who: Any middle to high school age girl interested in Computer Science! Although this workshop is geared toward older students, we also welcome younger students.

When: Saturday, November 16th from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Please bring your own lunch.

Where: Room 3105 Engineering Building, Michigan State University. Parking is available in visitor lot 39 on this map.

Important: Please have interested students RSVP here, also fill out this form and make sure they bring it with them the day of the workshop.

04/04/2013 - Welcome New E-board Members!

WIC would like to welcome and congratulate the new e-board members for the 2013-2014 school year!

  • President: Danielle Guir *in Fall 2013*
  • Co-President: Taylor Jones *in Fall 2013, will be President in Spring 2014*
  • Vice President: Kaitlin Davis
  • Secretary: Ashlee DeLine
  • Treasurer: Neha Gupta
  • Webmaster: Caitlin McDonald
  • Corporate Relations: Erin Hoffman
  • Community Relations: Eunbong Yang, Jennifer Manning,and Nicole Lawrence
Thanks to this year's e-board members!

03/31/2013 - Elections

WIC will be electing next year's e-board on Tuesday, April 2nd at 5:45 pm in room 3105 Engineering Building. Here are the positions and their description:

  • President
    1. Run e-board and general meetings
    2. Send regular emails to members about upcoming events
    3. Regularly correspond with all e-board members to make sure everything is running smoothly
    4. Find sources of funding and meeting opportunities
    5. Act a little bit in every role: be aware of what is going on and help wherever needed
  • Vice President
    1. Fill in for President when she is not able to be present
    2. Help the president with any tasks (e.g. Picks up extra tasks)
    3. Willing to help with all WIC events, outreach, etc.
    4. Mentor/help the junior members
    5. Promote WIC to every external source possible
  • Secretary
    1. Maintain the mailing list
    2. Keep minutes of meetings
    3. Making flyers for upcoming meetings and workshops
    4. Sending out emails reminding of upcoming events
  • Treasurer
    1. Manage the bank accounts
    2. Inform the other officers of the state of the budget
    3. Work with adviser to get funds from companies deposited in one of the bank accounts
    4. Pay for expenses
    5. File the receipts
    6. Food!!!!
  • Community Relations Committee *2 members*
    1. Talk briefly in lower-division CS classes to recruit new members
    2. Inform the other officers of the state of the budget
    3. Represent MSU WIC at one of the EGR organization nights
    4. Post flyers around campus advertising MSU WIC
    5. Help plan and put on internal events and external
    6. Help to connect with other organizations on and off campus
    7. Outreach
    8. Attend SOCC and SEC meetings
  • Webmaster/Social Media *2 members*
    1. Keep the website events, members, sponsors, etc. up to date
    2. Manage appearance of website to appropriately reflect the group as a whole
    3. Promote events and important information through social media sources (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
    4. In charge of the hallway board and updating it
  • Corporate Relations
    1. Find sources of funding and meeting opportunities
    2. Cultivate relationships with corporate reps at career fairs and from previous interactions on behalf of the club
    3. Have people who interned give contact info to corporate relations
    4. Make sure the Center knows this is who to contact
All WIC members should attend the elections whether you want to run for a position or simply vote!!

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Next Upcoming Event!

What: MSUWIC General Meeting
When: Sep 4, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Where:
Details:

To see more of our upcoming events, check out the MSU WIC Calendar.


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