Find your path to a tech career.
If you find solving puzzles, observing the natural world, building tools, or writing code rewarding, we invite you to apply to the 2020 Women In Tech Initiative.
¡Valle de Exploracion! Find your path to a tech career.
University of California, Merced
February 7 - February 9, 2020
This program is for undergraduate students from Central Valley community
colleges and universities interested in science, technology, engineering, and
Hosted by CITRIS @ UC Merced, Merced College, and Google ExploreCSR, the Valle de Exploracion 3-day workshop prepares women and historically underrepresented groups in STEM for rewarding careers in technology. We are recruiting for a cohort of 32 students who will connect with each other and grow with graduate students, faculty, staff and leaders.
The benefits of this training and an education in STEM include increased:
Students will gain an understanding of computing research, prepare their portfolio with the guidance of faculty, participate in computing discipline workshops, and interact with speakers, faculty, and peers about their journey to becoming researchers and tech innovators.
Application deadline is November 30, 2019
About The Program
If you are traveling from outside of Merced, your hotel room is covered by the program. All meals are covered. Every participant will receive training and materials.
|12:00 PM||CITRIS and EECS Frontiers in Technology (FIT) Speaker
|1:30 PM||Tour of UC Merced|
|2:30 PM||Beginning programming: goals, communication, self-advocacy
Meet with FIT Speaker
|5:00 PM||Check into hotel and networking dinner|
|7:00 PM||Q&A with grad students|
|9:00 AM - 4:00 PM||Skills development|
|5:30 PM||Networking Dinner, downtown Merced|
|9:00 AM - 3:00 PM||Identifying computer science research opportunities
Building materials to land the tech job of your dreams
What does a tech career mean to me?
More details on the agenda as it develops.
Notification of applicants Mid-December, 2019
Event Workshop Friday, February 7, 12pm – Sunday, February 9, 3pm
Questions? Leigh Bernacchi, email@example.com
About The Hosts
Google's mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.
CITRIS is committed to transformational experiences for students and training the next generation of leaders in computer science research. We specialize in ag-food-tech, sustainable infrastructures, people and robots, and women in technology.
Merced College will provide transformative and empowering educational experiences to meet student and community needs.