CAPWIC: A Grace Hopper Regional Celebration of Women in Computing 

The 2015 Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing Conference gives high school students the opportunity to network with women at undergraduate, graduate, and professional networks to promote the recruitment, retention and progression of women in computing related fields that lack diversity in the national work force.

Where: James Madison University, Harrisonburg,VA

When: February 27-28, 2015

Cost: Reigstration is only $50. Register by Feb 13, 2015 & a hotel room for Friday will be included for free!

What happens at CAPWIC?

Build personal networks, Present research ideas & WIP, Gain exposue to role models, Developme mentoring relationships, Explore various technical career paths, Get hands on computing expierence 

How can I participate as a high schooler? 

Flash Talk Competition 
Flash talks are 5 minute presentations.  The speaker prepares 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds.  Flash talks can be on any topic of interest to women in computing.  This includes (but is not limited to): computing projects; what motivated you to study computing; research ideas; outreach activities; and how computing applies to another field of study.  Prizes will be given for the top three.

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