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Young Women in Computing (YWiC) offers fun and engaging activities for students. Our primary goal is to share the creativity of computing through hands-on tasks and project-based learning. We want all young women and men throughout our region to realize their potential for becoming a true creator of technology, and not just a user!

Spring 2017 YWiC Events

YWiC CS Clubs

Available for girls and young women in 5th Grade, Middle and High School

No cost to participate!

All sessions are held at NMSU in Science Hall.

Only 20 spots available for each after-school workshop! Click on the link below to register!

5th Grade Club
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 pm

March 14 – April 25, excluding spring break 

Middle School Club

Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

February 28 – April 25, excluding spring break

Previous experience in a YWiC middle school program is required.

Registration has closed for the MS Club!

High School Club

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

March 2 – April 27, excluding spring break

Previous experience in coding, programming, robotics, etc., is required.

This includes a YWiC summer program OR a high school CS course.

Registration has closed for the HS Club!

27th Supercomputing Challenge

YWiC is excited to host 5 teams in the SC Challenge!

The Supercomputing Challenge is an exciting program that offers a truly unique experience to students in NM, and encompasses the whole school year. Each team of up to five students defines and works on a single computational project of its own choosing.

NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Celebration

April 21, 2017

6:00 PM

Aspirations in Computing is a talent development pipeline initiative of the National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) designed to increase women’s meaningful participation in computing careers by providing encouragement, visibility, community, leadership opportunities, scholarships, and internships to high potential technically inclined young women. 

Southern New Mexico Aspirations in Computing 2015



ACM New Mexico Celebration of Women in Computing