Women in Computer Science

Here is a collection of valuable links for women interested in Computer Science.


An informal organization for technical women in computing that began in 1987 as a small mailing list for women in “systems”, thus the name Systers. There are now over 2500 Systers in 25 countries. If you are a woman in the technical end of computing, you are welcome to join.

Women in Computing Science (WICS)

Promoting and supporting women in Computing Science. Building a strong network of friendly faces for women and challenging the biases and myths faced by women in Computing Science.

Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (CCWEST)

A national coalition of groups that promotes women in science, technology, engineering and math celebrates their contributions and applies new vision to these fields.

The Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

“Dedicated to the achievement of equity and full participation of women in all areas of science and technology.”