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  • Welcoming Suzhou ACM-W Professional Chapter

    As we celebrate the establishment of the new ACM-W professional chapter, we are all  thrilled to envision what lies ahead for the founders and members in the coming year. The Vice Chair Jia Wang (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University) reflects, “This new chapter not only symbolizes a fresh beginning but also presents a platform for growth, learning,…

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  • The 2023-24 ACM Chronicle: Women’s Journey in Computer Science
    on March 26, 2024

    By Cigdem Sengul As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it’s crucial to reflect on the strides made and the journeys ahead in achieving gender equality in computing. This year, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) shines a spotlight on […]

  • Call for Nominations: ACM-W Rising Star Award 2024
    on March 26, 2024

    We are delighted to announce the opening of nominations for the ACM-W Rising Star Award 2024! This prestigious award honors the outstanding contributions of women and non-binary individuals in computing who have made significant impacts early in […]

  • ACM Names 13 Women as Fellows for Contributions to Computing
    on February 23, 2024

    ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named 68 Fellows for transformative contributions to computing science and technology. In this article, we are highlighting 13 women who were selected by their peers for groundbreaking innovations […]

  • Empowering women to return to computing: a game of snakes and ladders
    on January 22, 2024

    By Adriana Wilde This ACM Women post aims to be as celebratory for the women returning to the field of computing, as much as a reflection of the challenges that as a whole community we experience. To the former, first of all, a warm welcome back to […]

  • Starting an ACM-W Professional Chapter 
    on January 12, 2024

    By Bettina Bair On November 6, 2023, the Central Ohio ACM-W Professional Chapter was officially chartered by ACM’s Chief Operating Officer, becoming the third active ACM-W Professional Chapter in the United States. There are 16 active ACM-W […]

Celebrations, Webinars, and Events

  • A kaleidoscope of celebrations across the globe 
    on May 29, 2024

    In recent months, ACM Women across the globe have been celebrating women’s achievements in their respective regions: North America (ACMW-NA), Europe (ACM WE)  and ACM-W India. In this blog article, we share with you an overview and invite you to […]

  • Quantum Computing: Potential, Practicality and Perils
    on December 15, 2023

    The latest episode of Celebrating Technology Leaders focused on Quantum Computing, a relatively new yet fascinating career track.  Our panelists How did our panelists end up in Quantum Computing? Mariia Mykhailova, Principal Quantum Software […]

  • ACM-W Celebrating Technology Leaders discussed Quantum Computing – View On-Demand
    on November 24, 2023

    In this episode of “ACM-W Celebrating Technology Leaders,” our host, Bushra Anjum (ACM-W Standing Committees Chair; Director of Data Science & Analytics, Doximity), invited women technologists from diverse career paths and stages that are […]

  • Quantum Computing: Potential, Practicality, and Perils
    on November 23, 2023

    When? November 15, 2023, 12:30 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada) Watch the recording here. In this episode of “ACM-W Celebrating Technology Leaders,” we invite women technologists from diverse career paths and stages, contributing to the […]

  • Get Ready for womENcourage™ 2023: Europe Gears Up to Celebrate Women in Computing
    on August 24, 2023

    The 10th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage™ 2023 will be hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway, 20-22 September 2023.This year’s theme is Computing Connecting Everyone. […]

ACM-W Regional Reports

North America


    • EUGAIN: European Network for Gender Balance in Informatics
      on May 31, 2024

      Think of a project that aims to improve gender balance in computer science at all levels through the creation of a European network. This project focuses on gender diversity from

    • ACM-W Global Chapters’ Summit
      on May 31, 2024

      On the 22nd of May 2024, the ACM-W Global Chapters’ Summit brought together over 150 members of the ACM Women’s community from all regions. The virtual event highlighted the successes

    • ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: Women’s Marathon 2024
      on April 30, 2024

      Kiel ACM-W Professional Chapter hosted the third Women’s Talk Marathon at Kiel University as their first ACM Celebration of Women in Computing, on March, 8th – the international women’s day. Kiel ACM-W


    • Indo European ACM Celebration of Women in Computing
      on July 13, 2023

      The first Indo-European ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: A Decade Celebration was virtually held on June 22, 2023.  ACM-W Global Chair Ruth Lennon welcomed the participants with her inspiring speech;  ACM-W India Chair Heena Timani and ACM-W Europe Chair Rukiye Altin, followed by giving an […]

    • ACM-W India Decade Celebration
      on February 20, 2023

      Theme: Women in Computer Science Research ACM W India celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special decade celebration on February 10th, 2023, at the Oriental Institute of Science and Technology, Bhopal. ACM-W India Decade Celebration was dedicated to sharing knowledge, wisdom, expertise and […]

    • ACM-W Chapter News
      on March 21, 2022

      ACM Student Chapter Excellence Awards – Apply by March 24th It is that time of year again! The ACM Student Chapter Excellence Awards recognize outstanding ACM and ACM-W student chapters. All student chapters in good standing are encouraged to apply for this award in one or more of the following […]