UW Women's Center
Girls Who Code makes strides in its first year at UW Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 10:34 pm | Updated: 4:47 pm, Thu Apr 9, 2015. Erika Sommer | 0 comments Being the only woman in a classroom full of men can be tough, and graduating from college into a male-dominated profession can be even
We have officially opened ticket sales our largest event of the year, the Women of Courage Gala! This year on March 7th at 6 pm we will continue the tradition of honoring courageous women and the many ways they strive to make a difference. Please join us for night of dancing, food, fun, awards and more!
Happy New Year! With so much pride and appreciation in our hearts, we are excited to share news of the UW Women’s Center’s Making Connections (MC) students blazing forward into the New Year, breaking down barriers and paying it forward. The four student team placed 2nd in the national Girls Who Code application design competition.
If you didn’t get a chance to read our article about Girls Who Code in the UW Daily last week, don’t worry! We have linked it to our page. Visit at The Daily.
Building a Partnership Our Making Connections (MC) program for 9th through 12th grade girls has partnered with Girls Who Code, allowing us to expand our program and offer computer science education and tech industry classes throughout the academic year. We are so fortunate to have wonderful facilitators from Amazon, Google, and UW Computer Science
Will Radcliffe joins the UW Women’s Center as an AmeriCorps member, under the Washington Service Corps division. In particular, he serves as the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Enrichment and Outreach Coordinator for the Making Connections program. Will is a recent graduate from the University of Washington—Seattle, with a bachelors in English Literature and minor
Over the course of her life, a woman will earn roughly $1 million less than a man simply because she is a woman. Gender and Pay Equity is important to understand in order to level the playing field. Learning how to properly discuss salary wage negotiation will help close the gender wage app and allow
UW Women’s Center Program Manager, Johnna White participated in a State Department sponsored cultural exchange to Tunis, Tunisia to learn and share experiences with groups working on women’s inclusion, women’s empowerment, and economic development through a gender lens. Photo: Johnna (second from the left) and colleagues with the Wed Sbayhia Women’s Grouping for Agricultural
The University of Washington Women’s Center Partners with the American Association of University Women! The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 150,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 700 college