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Diversity in Computing Summit

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Nov. 6 2016, Published 7:00 p.m. ET

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COST: $0-$175.00

VENUE: College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

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Maryland Center for Women in Computing is pleased to present their inaugural Diversity in Computing Summit, a one-day workshop designed for all advocates of underrepresented groups in computing fields. Through informative workshops and dynamic speakers, MCWIC will emphasize inclusive computing--efforts that address the positive impact that underrepresented groups have and will continue to have on the future of technology. The theme for this year’s inaugural summit is Partners in Progress.

The conference is open to everyone! Partners in progress can include:

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  • Entry to senior level engineers, computer scientists, software developers, etc.
  • HR specialists
  • Diversity advocates
  • Entrepreneurs
  • STEM educators
  • Computer science/computer engineering faculty
  • Computer science/computer engineering students (undergrad through PhD)
  • Policy leaders
  • Program directors
  • Executives
  • Career development staff/personnel

The Summit will provide partners with an opportunity to learn from one another and showcase their efforts to make computing more inclusive and welcoming through panels, keynotes, table topics, and workshops.

By learning more about the positive impact diversity has on education, corporate culture, innovation, and emerging technologies, participants of the summit will leave with knowledge, tools, and community needed to support underrepresented people in computing communities.

For more information please visit http://mcwic.cs.umd.edu/events/diversity.

To receive a 15% discount on registration, please use the code: advocacypartner
or this link HERE.

If you are interested in becoming a Diversity in Computing Summit Partner please contact Savannah Renehan at srenehan@cs.umd.edu

Please note all proceeds will be used to support the Maryland Center for Women in Computing programs and resources. If you feel that you are not able to attend the conference because of the price, please contact katea@cs.umd.edu to learn more about scholarship opportunities.

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