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Women in Computer Science (WiCS)

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Women in Computer Science (WiCS) is an organization dedicated to promoting diversity in engineering, particularly females in computing. WiCS acts as a support network and resource for women in technology by providing many social, academic, professional development, community outreach, and networking opportunities. Throughout the year, WiCS organizes visits to schools (K-12) to introduce young girls to Computer Science while providing an opportunity for current students to share their knowledge and experiences in Computer Science. During the Fall, WiCS manages the ASU Grace Hopper Scholarship, the awardees and other ASU attendees of the annual Grace Hopper Celebration, the largest conference of women technologists in the world. During the Spring, WiCS holds ASU’s largest and most successful programming competition.

Mission Statement: Women in Computer Science is a student organization at ASU which acts as a support network and resource for female and other minority students in technology.

Vision Statement: To increase diversity in technology in order to drive innovation.

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Position Student/Faculty Name Email 
President Unique Ratliff
Vice President Shivaani Methuku
Vice President of Industry Relations Cynthia Castro
Vice President of Academic Relations Travis Lo
Vice President of Outreach Maria Ananickal
Vice President of External Affairs Sarah Martin 
Vice President of Internal Affairs Shivaani Methuku
Webmaster and VP of Outreach Unique Ratliff
Vice President of Industry Affairs Bailey Garner
Historian Sonia Valdez
Historian Pooja Patel
Historian Alexandra Plukis
Treasurer Chloe Janko
Logistics Director Chloe Janko
Professional Development Director Diep Tran
Professional Development Director Julia Liu
Marketing Director Meera Benson
Marketing and Webmaster Sonia Valdez
GHC Coordinator Diana Chen
Social Coordinator Nichole Emmons
Co-Treasurer/Logistics Bailey Garner
Programming Competition Director Julia Liu
Programming Competition Director Shirley Ruan
Grace Hopper Director Gaby Villate 
Advisor Mutsumi Nakamura
Advisor Faye Navabi

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August 7, 2015