Annual Events


WiCHacks is a women, femme, and non-binary 24-hour hackathon hosted by Women in Computing at RIT. A hackathon is a collaborative programming event in which participants create an app, website, game, or other piece of software over the course of the event.

Blogs: 2019

WiC After Hours

The Women in Computing After Hours Program is an overnight program for women accepted into the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing. This free program includes learning about Study Abroad, Housing, Academic Support Services, Cooperative Education, leadership opportunities and much more.

Blogs: 2019, 2018


An evening event celebrating Golisano College female computing professionals and allies. The event is comprised of a keynote, tech talk, networking event, dinner and lasting words of inspiration.

Blogs: 2018


New York Celebration of Women in Computing (NYCWiC)

New York Celebration of Women in Computing (NYCWiC) Conference is every two years in April. Attendees will be women in industry and academia from all over New York state. NYCWiC hopes to encourage women to complete their studies in computing by exploring careers and meeting women leaders from business, industry and academia.

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Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS)

Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) is a conference in March only for women in the Computer Security majors. WiCyS is an effort to build a community of women students/faculty/researchers/professionals in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry.

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Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World’s largest gathering of women technologists. It is designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. Started in 1994, GHC is now the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. The conference features keynotes by prominent women in technology, career workshops, and technical tracks from leading researchers. Meet the women who are transforming technology at the Grace Hopper Celebration.

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