Telling Our Stories – Marjana Prifti Skenduli

Each year we meet wonderful women at womENcourage. This year was no different, and in the rest of the year, we will have womENcourage participants telling their stories in blog posts. This month’s blog post is by Marjana Prifti Skenduli. She is a full-time lecturer of Computer Science and a Computer Science PhD candidate at the University […]

Meet ACM 2020 Distinguished Member – Maribel Fernández

In the last days of 2020, ACM has recognized 64 computer scientists as Distinguished Members for their outstanding contributions to the field.  Prof. Maribel Fernández, Professor of Computer Science, Department of Informatics at King’s College London UK, is the only female computer scientist from Europe recognised for this honour this year.   “The active participation of […]

Telling Our Stories – Viviana Bastidas

Each year we meet wonderful women at womENcourage. This year was no different, and in the rest of the year, we will have womENcourage participants telling their stories in blog posts. This month’s blog post is by Viviana Bastidas who is PhD Student at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland and a member of Lero—the […]

Breath of Fresh Air: Diversity Heroes – Toni Collis

As a community, we embrace our diversity; diversity makes us better, stronger. We cannot do enough to applaud all of our heroes in their diversity.  They are people who are ACM members, volunteers or experts in their field.  Starting from June 2020, we have been reaching out to a number of heroes about their tech career […]

Telling Our Stories – Rahma Mukta

Each year we meet wonderful women at womENcourage. This year was no different, and in the rest of the year, we will have womENcourage participants telling their stories in blog posts. We start with Rahma Mukta, from University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, Australia. She is a second-year PhD student in Computer Science and Engineering. […]

Kharkiv ACM-W Chapter – Science and Technology Empower Women

This month Oleksandra Yeremenko,  a professor of V.V. Popovskyy Department of Infocommunication Engineering at Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, Ukraine, shares with us their story of starting the Kharkiv Information & Communication Technologies ACM-W Chapter.  I am Oleksandra Yeremenko, a professor of V.V. Popovskyy Department of Info-communication Engineering at Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, […]

Breath of Fresh Air: Diversity Heroes – Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein

As a community, we embrace our diversity; diversity makes us better, stronger. We cannot do enough to applaud all of our heroes in their diversity.  They are people who are ACM members, volunteers or experts in their field.  Starting from June 2020, we have been reaching out to a number of heroes about their tech career […]

My Journey in Technology by Praveen Mathew

This month’s blog post is from Praveen Mathew, who graduated from Letterkenny Institute of Technology with MSc in Cybersecurity. He is a Software Engineer with experience in industry. In the following blog he will share the experience that he had when he attended the womENcourage 2019 in Rome. On the night of Friday, 13 Sep […]

My Journey in Technology by Michaela-Areti Zervou

This month’s blog post is from Michaela-Areti Zervou, who graduated from the University of Crete with a BSc and MSc specialization in Modelling and Analysis within Applied Sciences.  She is currently working on her PhD at the same university and is a Graduate Research assistant at Signal Processing Laboratory. Hello!  I am a PhD candidate […]

Breath of Fresh Air: Diversity Heroes – Amani Boughalmi

As a community, we embrace our diversity; diversity makes us better, stronger. We cannot do enough to applaud all of our heroes in their diversity.  They are people who are ACM members, volunteers or experts in their field.  Starting from this June, we have been talking with a number of heroes about their tech career journey, […]