To attract and retain more women in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering majors by providing an open, safe environment of female peers and a place where women can freely ask questions and learn more about their field. We promote the advancement of women in the technical fields and provide networking opportunities for all of our members.
Our current membership consists of about 60 women with 45 active members. We hope to recruit more Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering majors. If you are interested in our 45-member resume book or hosting an event with our members on campus, please click on the Corporate tab.
We provide our members the following programs and resources.
- Grace Hopper Celebration
- Community Outreach
- Tech Talks
- Corporate Networking & Recruiting Events
- Career Planning
- Social Events
Special thanks to…
We would like to especially thank Dr. John Hannan, Dr. Sofya Raskhodnikova, Dr. Mary Jane Irwin, Dr. Amy Freeman, Kim Fox, Dr. Wayne Gersie and the CSE Department for their continued dedication to diversity.
Statistics at Penn State University Park
As of Fall 2018
Number of engineering majors: 8,043
Number of women in engineering: 1,793
~22.3% of engineering majors are female
Number of Computer Science Majors: 553
Number of women in Computer Science: 84
~15.2% of Computer Science majors are female
Number of Computer Engineering Majors: 247
Number of women in Computer Engineering: 31
~12.6% of Computer Engineering majors are female
Number of Electrical Engineering Majors: 529
Number of women in Electrical Engineering: 50
~9.5% of Electrical Engineering majors are female