Get Involved

Involvement

Are you interested in ACM-W want to get more involved? Take a look at some activities/events we hold during the school year! If something catches your eye and you would like more information, feel free to email us.

Grace Hopper Convention

Purpose: The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) is the World's Largest gathering of Women Technologists. It is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and presented in partnership with ACM. Each year we send our ACM-W@UC Exec and org members to network, learn, and grow. Our goal is to send more and more members every year!

Date: Sept. 29 — Oct. 1, 2021

Location: Virtual

How to get Involved: Registration for GHC21 is closed. Please keep an eye out for GHC22 in March/April 2022!


Bearcat Coders

Purpose: ACM-W gives back to the community with our Bearcat Coders program. Volunteers can sign up to join a Bearcat Coders team to go over to Hughes High School and mentor students.

Date: Fall and Spring Semester 2022

Location: Hughes High School (across the street from UC, on Clifton Ave.) Directions from TUC.

How to get Involved: Please reach out to Teresa Hawk or Tristan Kerkes for more questions.


NERDS

Purpose: NERDS (Nurturing Educational Readiness and Development from the Start) is a nonprofit organization that offers CPS students tutoring and after school programming. This year, they are in need of student volunteers to tutor in their robotics program and do general tutoring. The robotics program gives students from grades 4-7 experience with EV3 Lego Mindstorm robotics and teaches them basic programming, team building and leadership skills. However, many of the CPS students need help with general tutoring. There are also other opportunities available for students with no robotics or coding experience including volunteer coordinator and curriculum planning!

Date: Please keep an eye out for more information!

Location: Hughes High School (across the street from UC, on Clifton Ave.) Directions from TUC.

How to get Involved: Please reach out to Teresa Hawk or Tristan Kerkes for more questions.