Black Women in Computing
presents
PATHWAYS TO STEM WORKSHOPS 


Black Women in Computing (BWiC) is a community created to provide support and resources aimed at increasing the number of black women and other underrepresented groups in computing-related fields. In pursuit of our Recruitment & Retention mission, BWiC has implemented a series of programming and gaming workshops to expose young minorities to computing: Pathways to STEM. BWiC has worked with industry, academia, and community partners to offer this free workshop to students. 

The BWiC Gaming Workshop is a one-day game development workshop. The purpose of this event is to increase students’ interest in computer science and programming, to promote education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and to support historically under-served and underrepresented students with limited opportunities or access to resources in these areas. This workshop is geared toward students with no prior experience in computer science or programming. Food will be provided.

With the help of our community partners CMD-IT, Strong TIES, Music Notes and Hidden Level Games, we have hosted workshops in the following cities:
  • Minneapolis, MN - Nov 2013
  • Phoenix, AZ - Nov 2014
  • Silver Spring, MD - Jun 2015
  • Houston, TX - Nov 2015
  • Austin TX - Sep 2016
  • Houston TX - Oct 2016
  • Atlanta GA - Sep 2017

Would you like to hold a workshop in your city? Contact bwicworkshops@gmail.com.