Department of Computer Science and Technology

Athena SWAN


Become a Microsoft Student Partner Today!

If you are considering a technical career at Microsoft, the Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) programme is for you. Get a head start over the competition and join the growing number of student ambassadors who partner with Microsoft to run hacks, tech talks and other technology focused events on campus. In return they will support you with a range of development opportunities and industry experience, including access to professional courses for free, opportunities for international travel and the opportunity to publish a blog on the developer page. The programme will start in October 2017 and they particularly would like to increase their female student partners. To apply, send your CV and a short paragraph on why you want to be part of the programme here........

Annual WiSETI Lecture 2018: Going to the Ends of the Earth as a Women in Science

Professor Dame Jane Francis, the first women Director of the British Antarctic Survey, is this years speaker. The lecture will take place on 14 March 2018, 17:30-18:30, Wolfson Hall, Churchill College. For further details and to book.......

Carers and Careers: The Impact of Caring on Academic Careers

Come along on Thursday 22 March 2018, 12:30-13:15, Mill Lane Lecture Room 2 to hear Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau share her latest research on how caring impacts on academic career development and access to leadership positions with those with caring responsibilities. For further details and to book......

Competition for International Women's Day

The second Women in Research Travel Grant Competition is now open. It offers a prize of $2,000 US Dollars for conference travel for the best essay from a young women addressed to a girl interested in pursing a career in the Sciences. The competition closes on 30th March and the lower age limit for entrants is 20 years old. Further details........

Speaker call out for Soapbox Science

Soapbox Science is seeking female volunteers to take part in their event in Cambridge on 2nd June 2018. There will be an event held as part of Strawberry Fair and volunteers in all areas of science, from PhD students to Professors who would like to get involved are asked to get in touch here

Volunteer to code

Code First: Girls are looking for volunteers to speak at events in Cambridge. The contact is Clarice Hilton who is the Programmes Manager. They are asking for a commitment of 2 hours, once a week for 6 weeks. The courses will be held in Cambridge. Further details......

Geekgirl Meetup

GeekGirl Meetup is a global initiative and is a not for profit community for women, by women all about celebrating the talent women in technology have and to help build a support and inspiration network for women who are interested in the subject areas. A short presentation is available to view with more details about what they do and how they do it.

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