UMN WIT Happy Hour
September 21, 2017, 4:00-5:30pm
825 SE Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Join your fellow Women in Technology this Thursday for networking, lively conversation, and some tasty snacks and beverages.
Caroline Karanja: From Ada to Zuckerberg
A brief visual history of tech
Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union
Although women like Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper pioneered computer programming, today's tech culture often excludes or overlooks women. This talk will look at the cultural and societal understanding of who does computing and programming, examine how visual and cultural norms affect our individual identities in tech, and brainstorm strategies that address the root causes of tech’s diversity issues. [ Read More ]
Our first WIT Mentorship cohort is nearing the end of the 3 month duration. Of course, that doesn’t mean you need to stop meeting with your mentor or mentee! If you didn’t join the program this time around, or didn’t get the role you were looking for, please look for a second iteration of the program in the next several months.