Meeting Minutes 8/21/15

Recruitment

  • We want to have a booth for club day, so that our club can gain exposure
    1. Goto CS160 classes to recruit
    2. Send out mailing list
    3. Advertise for ACM-W on monitor in computer science lobby

Meeting Times

  • Determine weekly meeting times
    1. Doodle poll is posted
  • Third week of classes will be our first scheduled meeting

General

  • Meeting minutes will be posted in our Dropbox folder by Chris Dean
  • TJ will make slides that will be posted on the monitor downstairs
  • We need to get in contact with Debbie Bartlett to discuss a possible presentation
    1. Get money for food
    2. Speak with Sharron to reserve our room
  • Think about fundraising opportunities to raise money
    1. Donations
      • Dean of College of Natural Sciences
      • Chris Wilcox
      • Adele Howe
    2. Taking advantage of RamRide

Activities

  • Get involved with local high schools
  • Start a tutoring program
  • MST Day (scratch programming)

HORIZONS Scholarship – Sponsored by Women in Defense, A National Security Organization

SYNOPSIS

Through the HORIZONS Scholarship, Women In Defense encourages women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States and to provide development opportunities to women already working in national security and defense fields.

Deadline: 07/15/2015

More information:

E-mail: wid@ndia.org
Web Site: http://wid.ndia.org/
Program URL: http://wid.ndia.org/horizon/Pages/default.aspx
Tel: 703-522-1820

Address:
WID HORIZONS
2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201-3061
U.S.A.

Meeting Minutes November 19, 2014

We discussed ideas for events and activities, including:

Workshops

  • Linux scripting
  • Source control
  • Career
    • Technical Interviews
  • Seminar
  • Mock technical interview

Outreach

  • Greely robotics club
  • Talk to department heads in math or science at local schools to ddo in-class demonstrations
    • High school AP computer science class
  • MST (Math, Science, and Technology) Day at CSU
    • Scratch programming
  • Girls who code
  • Girl scout troops

Academic

  • Study groups or tutoring
  • Presentation feedback

Other Suggestions

  • Competitions
  • Hashdump security club
  • Women who hack
  • Special programs for freshman
    • Before classes start
  • Fun activity around finals/midterms weeks
    • Movie / board game night
  • Open activities to non-cs-majors
  • Give opportunities for women to give technical presentations to mixed audiences
  • Participate in Women Who Code and/or SWE