Responsible for the development of all programs, events,
presentations, communications and marketing associated with
Women in Computing at RIT whose purpose is to motivate and
inspire girls and young women to choose computing as a profession
and to recruit and retain women students for the Golisano
College of Computing at RIT.
Laura Weintraub, Public Relations Committee Head
The responsibilities of Public Relations
committee are to update and maintain Social Media,
brochures and newsletters. They are also responsible for
scheduling company tech talks, info sessions and
cultivating relationships with university recruiters at
the RIT career fair. This committee plans and executes
WiConnects, a networking event for female Golisano
faculty, students and WiC Allies.
Laura Corrigan, Events
The responsibilities of the Events committee
are to plan, advertise, and execute internal and external social
events, student tech talks, outings, and combined events
with other Golisano clubs.
Courtney McGorrill, Logistics
The responsibilities of Logistics are to assist
the Director, maintain WiC calendar, send updates regarding
upcoming events, maintain membership information, and
maintain historical information.
Sarah Fomchenko and Melissa De Carvalho Young, Outreach
Responsibilities consist of planning and
executing activities for the K-12 population such as
After-Hours, the Accepted Student Overnight Program,
secondary school visits to campus for tours and workshops,
Orientation, College & Careers, Open Houses, Kids on
Campus Summer Camp, and shadow visits from
Alexia Bernardo, Projects
The responsibilities of the Projects committee
are to encourage students of all majors to come together and
work on a project of interest that is fun and can grow
students’ technical skills. The goal is to present
the project at Imagine RIT.
Kaitlin Keenan, WiC Hacks
The responsibilities of the WiCHacks committee
are to plan and execute the annual WiC Hackathon, a women
only hackathon. Planning includes obtaining company sponsors
and mentors, scheduling API workshops and tech talks, and
planning a Newbie Track for women who haven’t coded before.
Claire Noble, WiC WebMaster
The Webmaster is responsible for updating and
maintaining all three of WiC’s websites.
Adam McCarthy, WiC Allies
WiC Allies is a group of RIT and GCCIS community members committed to
furthering the mission and goals of Women in Computing, for the purpose
of affecting positive change and fostering a more inclusive GCCIS culture.