• Message from ACM-W Chair – April 2023

    ACM-W Events Await You Welcome to the April edition of the ACM-W Newsletter. The sun is out, events are on, so now is the time to get out there and make the most of your ACM-W membership. This month has seen a number of ACM-W activities including the New York Celebration of Women in Computing (NYCWIC ’23). What a great event! It is lovely the support of industry through speakers Lori Bajorek, President and CEO of the National Esports Association and E. Maria Boonie, Vice President of IBM Z Support and Client Care. Celebrations continue to run this year with the support of funding from our sponsors. Whether it is our series of webinars, celebrations or activities our focus is on supporting, celebrating, and advocating for women in computing it is through our community activities where we collaborate, share, and establish our own personal networks. To help you achieve your

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Browse Archive

  • Above and Beyond Scholarship – Hsiu-Chin Lin

    What has been a highlight of attending the conference (utilizing the ACM-W Scholarship)? The ACM-W scholarship sponsored my first international conference when I was an undergraduate student. As an undergraduate student, a research career was an unknown world to me. The scholarship provided me with the opportunity to experience a real conference and a chance […]

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  • ACM-W Rising Star Award Recipient: Dr Manya Ghobadi
    on April 23, 2023

    ACM-W would like to announce Dr. Manya Ghobadi as this year’s recipient of the ACM-W Rising Star Award! The ACM-W Rising Star Award recognizes a woman whose early-career research has had a significant impact on the computing discipline. Dr Manya […]

  • ACM-W Region News: Europe
    on April 17, 2023

    The 10th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage™ 2023 is under way! This year the event is hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway, 20-22 September 2023, under the theme Computing […]

  • Above and Beyond Scholarship – Adriana Wilde, PhD
    on April 17, 2023

    Year of Scholarship and Conference Attendance: ICST 2013 7th International Conference on Sensing Technology​​ Country of Origin: Venezuela Country of residence at the time of receiving the ACM-W Scholarship: United Kingdom Dr Adriana Wilde […]

  • Welcome to our new ACM-W Scholarships Committee Chair!
    on March 21, 2023

    Dr Marjana Prifti Skenduli is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of New York Tirana, Albania. She received her bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Tirana in 2005. […]

  • Above and Beyond Scholarship – Dilrukshi Gamage, PhD
    on March 19, 2023

    Year of Scholarship and Conference Attendance: ​​ICCE (International Conference on Computers in Education) 2014 Nara, Japan Country of Origin: Sri Lanka Country of residence at the time of receiving the ACM-W Scholarship: Sri Lanka Dr […]

Celebrations, Webinars, and Events

  • Spotlight on Trondheim ACM-W Professional Chapter
    on May 8, 2023

    ACM-W would like to spotlight the Trondheim ACM-W Professional Chapter this month through an interview with Dr. Letizia Jaccheri. Dr. Jaccheri is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Norwegian University of Science and Technology […]

  • Empowered by Support: Communities, Connections & Careers – Part 1
    on March 21, 2023

    Whether you are a student or an experienced engineering leader, a robust network, an opportunity for peer learning, the prospects of mentorship, and a crowd-sourced catalogue of career opportunities are vital for your personal and professional […]

  • Empowered by Support: Communities, Connections & Careers – Part 3
    on March 19, 2023

    Part 1 – Introductions and impact of communities in career Part 2 – Initiatives and communities for women We continue with Kathleen’s journey in a startup. Kathleen, please tell us more about OwnTrail, which you were a member of before you […]

  • Empowered by Support: Communities, Connections & Careers – Part 2
    on March 19, 2023

    Part 1 – Introductions and impact of communities in career Continuing our discussion, could you talk more about your own initiatives? What are also some other initiatives that are available for free for anyone? Are there any other communities you […]

  • Ohio Celebration of Women in Conference (OCWiC) 2023!
    on March 19, 2023

    It’s a wrap! The Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing (OCWiC) occurred on February 24th & 25th, 2023, at Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. Except for 2021, due to the pandemic, this celebration has occurred every odd year since its […]

ACM-W Regional Reports

North America

  • ACM-W OCWiC Speaker Series – Kathleen Lewarchick
    on March 27, 2023

    ACM-W OCWiC Speaker Series presents, Kathleen Lewarchick of Xngage LLC, March 28, 2023, 12pm – 1pm EDT. Learn about what B2B and B2C companies do and how women in computing are shaking up the industry. Whether you are a developer or a seasoned business leader, you will walk away with insights […]

  • ACM-W NA Celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science
    on February 12, 2023

    ACM-W North America is delighted to celebrate all women and girls for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! The post ACM-W NA Celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science appeared first on ACM-W North America.

  • ACM-W NA Profiles: Wendy Powley
    on February 16, 2021

    Wendy Powley is an Associate Professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.  She worked for 24 years as a Research Associate at Queen’s from 1992-2016 with a focus on autonomic systems and workload management for database systems.  She teaches undergraduate courses in Database […]



  • 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 […]

  • Report on ACM W India Pune Professional Chapter Virtual Regional Celebration
    on April 16, 2021

    A virtual ACM W regional celebration India was organised by ACM W Pune Professional chapter in association with Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering on 3rd March 2021