UNC Department of Computer Science

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Womxn in Tech Week'23

march 6, 2023 - march 10, 2023

Setting the Bar, Breaking the Binary

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Join us for a week of celebration and ​acknowledgment of Womxn in Tech, ​including an opening reception, ​interest sessions, keynote, and social ​events hosted by student clubs.

Learn from talented and inspiring ​industry professionals, your peers, ​and more while picking up swag and ​winning cool prizes!


march 6, 2023

guide to tech consulting

Join CapTech for a discussion ​on​ ​Tech Consulting!

Click to register for this event. Registration encouraged.

4:00 P.M. - 5:15 P.M.

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womxn in Tech week kick off!

Join us to get the week started with a celebration of Womxn in Tech! Please stop by to socialize, create a WiT Week souvenir painting, visit our photo booth, and pick up some swag. Cosmic Cantina will be served.

6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

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packaging bits & bytes

Create goody bags for kids at a ​local school that will include ​inspirational quotes from ​women and gender non-​conforming folks in stem fields, ​stickers, tech trinkets, and ​other fun things! Snacks ​provided!

7:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

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march 7, 2023

bringing your whole self​ to w​ork

Join Capital One for a conversation about ​diversity and inclusion in the workplace. As ​you begin your job search process, we want ​to provide space to talk about what ​matters outside of the job and a way of ​bringing your multiple identities into the ​workplace. We also want to highlight our ​Business Resource Groups and talk about ​how to get connected and find a ​community within a larger organization. At ​Capital One, we value our associates for ​who they are in addition to what they do. ​We are excited to join you on your career ​prep journey!

Click to register for this event. Registration encouraged.

5:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

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game night

Join in on a Mindware Tournament for a chance ​to win an Echo Dot.

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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ghc information session

Grace Hopper Celebration is the largest national ​celebration of women and non-binary individuals ​in tech. Please attend this information session to ​learn more about the GHC experience from past ​UNC CS attendee, Cecilia Lee. She will be ​discussing all of the cool opportunities for ​attendees, how to get involved, and the process ​for applying for funding from UNC CS and others.

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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appteam panel

AppTeam will be hosting a pan​el led by womxn iOS dev​elopers and designers.

8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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march 8, 2023

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networking with fidelity

This session will explore what it’s ​like working at Fidelity! UNC Alum ​will be discussing their career ​trajectory at Fidelity since ​graduating, their experiences as ​womxn in tech, and what has ​helped them achieve upward ​mobility in their careers.

Click to register for this event. Registration encouraged.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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vr social

Learn about notable womxn in ​the computer graphics and XR ​development industries. You will ​also get the opportunity to use ​our VR headsets to

test out games and dynamically ​code some web-based XR ​experiences.

7:00 P.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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womxn in Tech Scavenger hunt

CS+SG will be hosting a ​scavenger hunt where the clues ​are based on famous womxn in ​tech and ways of overcoming ​common challenges faced. ​Please feel free to stay and ​socialize with pizza and ​mocktails.

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.



march 9, 2023

technical interviewing 101

Don't know where to start for ​your technical interview ​preparation?

Join this session and gain ​first-hand tips from CoStar ​emp​loyees!

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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sit with me!

SIt With Me is an initiative that invites everyone to take a stand, by having a seat! The signature red chair is part of a campaign, powered by the National Center for Women & Informational Technology that works to recognize the critical role that womxn in tech play and acknowledge their contributions to the field. Please stop by to take a photo with the red chair (standing or sitting), and share why you support womxn in tech!

10:00 A.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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navigating your first internship

Nervous about your summe​r internship? Join this sessio​n with Wells Fargo and learn ​a few ​tips!

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m

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sit with me! - wells fargo

Join Wells Fargo for an extension of the Sit With Me event. Participate in a group activity to support womxn in tech!

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Click to register for this event.

Registration encouraged.

Click to register for this event.

Registration encouraged.

Click to register for this event.

Registration encouraged.

Networking with natasha & anissa

Hear from two notable Wells ​Fargo employees and learn ​more about their company!​

Click to register for this event. Registration encouraged.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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grad school panel

Hear from current UNC CS ​graduate womxn about their ​experiences applying for and ​pursuing a graduate degree ​in CS. Hear about how they ​made their decision to attend ​graduate school, the benefits, ​and the exciting ​research/teaching they get to ​do!

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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preparing for tech internships

Nervous for your summer ​internship? Join this session ​with Genesys (and UNC Alum!) ​to​ gain some tips!

Click to register for this event. Registration encouraged.

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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meet the sponsors


Join Us!

We cannot wait to see you at these events this week! Be sure to register ASAP!

You can also help support Womxn in Tech week by volunteering.

Opportunities include session moderators (in person and/or virtual), program monitors, and even hosting a panel session. Interested?

See you soon!


You can contact us at anytime.

Briana Scurry, DEI Coordinator


Womxn in Tech Week'23

Setting the Bar Breaking the Binary
Diverse Women Hugging Characters Illustration