April 14, 2013
The conference will feature a series of panel discussions and hands-on workshops for women seeking to develop their skills in computing. We are launching our mentorship program to connect female computing students and women entering industry with faculty and industry professionals in Southern California. Our Career Expo will feature a variety of companies and programs in Southern California - bringing industry directly to attendees.
- Provide mentorship and guidance for women who are preparing to enter industry and academia in computing fields.
- Encourage young women in tech to start their own projects, collaborate and to become involved in independent and open source projects with their peers and mentors.
- Facilitate the growth of a vibrant female tech community in Southern California
- To show women the broad variety of careers and opportunities they have with a background in computing.
Women seeking to begin their careers will be given numerous opportunities to network and interact directly with companies and organizations. Young women in high school or beginning college will be immersed tech culture with their peers to inspire them to pursue computing. All attendees will be given the tools to collaborate with their peers and to independently start their own technical endeavors.