ACM-W Europe (ACM-WE) is a standing committee of ACM Europe and will work to fulfill the ACM-W mission in Europe. Our vision is to
cultivate and inspire people about the opportunities in computer science and clear the pathways throughout Europe for women in computing.
Our main goals are to:
- Promote the image of computing
- Raise awareness of the importance of women being in the computing profession
- Make women aware of career options in computing
- Promote new ways of facing the challenges of the next generation of women in computing
- Establish partnerships with similar existing organizations in Europe for appropriate activities
- Increase participation of women in senior level positions of ACM and its conferences
- Provide a platform for sharing resources, ideas and experiences
- Work with the EU and the European Commission on programmes related to women in computing
Chair: Reyyan Ayfer, Bilkent University, Turkey | Author profile
Vice Chair: Bev Bachmayer, Intel, Germany | Author profile
- Ralitsa Angelova, Google, Zurich, Switzerland | Author profile
- Vicki Hanson, University of Dundee, Scotland / Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, US | Author profile
- Natasa Milic-Frayling, University of Nottingham, UK | Author profile
Chairs of Upcoming womENcourage Celebrations:
- Peter Buneman, University of Edinburgh, UK | Author profile
- Silvana Castano, University of Milan, Italy | Author profile
- Panagiota Fatourou, University of Crete & ICS FORTH, Greece | Author profile
- Fabrizio Gagliardi, Past Chair, ACM Europe | Author profile
- Mashhuda Glencross, Loughborough University, UK | Author profile
- Lynda Hardman, Informatics Europe (President), Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Netherlands | Author profile
- Valerie Barr, ACM-W Chair, Union College, New York, USA | Author profile
- Wendy Hall, University of Southampton, UK, Chair, ACM Europe | Author profile
- Jane Hillston, University of Edinburgh, UK, Chair, Informatics Europe Women in Informatics Research and
Education Working Group | Author profile
- Pat Ryan, ACM Headquarters, New York, USA
Women in Computing News and Events
Vicki Hanson Elected to Lead ACM
—Read an article about ACM's first all-female leadership team!
Read an interview with Informatics Europe President Lynda Hardman on promoting women in science!
womENcourage 2016, 13 September, Linz Austria
Mark your calendars for womENcourage 2016. Registration and scholarship applications are open! The Career Fair will take place the evening of 12 September.
ACM-WE is now partners with IE-WIRE!
ACM-WE is now partners with IE-WIRE, Informatics Europe's Women in Informatics Research and Education Working Group.
Going forward we will endorse, promote and participate in each other's events, and collaborate on projects related to women in computing. We are very excited about our new friends, and look forward to a long and
Download ACM-W Europe logos here