We are pleased to announce that the 6th International Conference of Arab Women in Computing is co-organized by ArabWIC organization and the Mohammedia School of Engineering (Ecole Mohammadia d'ingénieurs), Rabat, Morocco.
The goal of the 6th International Arab Women In Computing (ArabWIC) Conference is to inspire, support and celebrate women in computing in the Arab world and create links with the global tech ecosystem. More than five hundred international and regional women and men from all technology sectors (academics, students, professionals, and entrepreneurs) are expected to participate making this the largest conference on women in tech in the Arab World.
This conference will explore the state of the art of computing/technology, the latest innovations and trends, Research & Development, entrepreneurship and the role of women in tech start-ups and of women VC’s. Women’s enrollment in computer science courses, their involvement in industry and academia, gender gaps, positive trends as well as barriers in the field will all be examined. The conference will give opportunity to researchers to share and discuss their work, will feature renowned keynote speakers, interactive technical workshops, mentoring sessions, networking, career coaching for all levels, a career fair featuring top tech companies, and a gala to celebrate women in technology.
This year’s conference will also include “Data Science” talks and workshops as part of the Global Women in Data Science (WiDS
) event. WiDS aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender and support women in the field. It provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a broad set of domains.
Conference Main Organizer; Arab Women in Computing (ArabWIC)
ArabWIC aims to create links with international women in computing organizations and is proud to be officially affiliated with the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), the Systers communities, and the Academic Computing Machinery Women in Computing (ACM-W). ArabWIC has forged important collaboration and partnerships with leading organizations as Oracle, IBM, Google and so on.
ArabWIC has close to 6000 members, more than 300 leaders, 19 chapters around the world and mainly in 17 Arab countries, 5 conferences and organized first and many hackathons, coding events/camps to girls, mentoring, networking and many technical seminars for all sectors of women in computing (students, faculty, industry professionals and entrepreneurs).
Previous ArabWIC Conferences
ArabWIC members have organized five annual conferences (2012, 2013, 2015 at NYUAD, 2016 in Algeria and 2017 in Lebanon).
Check last year's ArabWIC 5th Annual Conference
at AUB in Beirut : Program of the Conference, Sponsors, Gallery and Outcome.
For more information about ArabWIC, visit ArabWIC.org
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