ACM Washington DC sponsored this year’s Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) Awards. These awards were created to raise awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done by women in the cyber security industry. A panel of judges selected the finalists from nominations submitted by the nominee’s peers. WSC awarded the winners during the Annual… More And the Cyberjutsu Award goes to…
The new board members of ACM Washington DC started their service on July 1st, 2015 and will continue until June 2016. As part of their very first meeting as a group (held July 16th), the board members have decided to put their effort into these three categories: Organizing Events, Performing Outreach, and Sponsorship.
I am pleased to announce the 2015-2016 DC ACM executive board: Dr. Shahnaz Kamberi, Chair Katherine McClintic, Vice Chair & Secretary Mike Salera, Treasurer Amar Zumkhawala, Member-At-Large Shahnaz, Katherine, and Mike will be the DC ACM’s event organizers. Learn about future DC ACM events by following us on twitter @dcacm or joining our DC ACM… More 2015-2016 DC ACM Executive Board
Greetings DC ACM followers! Please read below for our list of 2015 election cycle candidates. We’ll be voting in the new board on June 23rd. We are open to more candidates if any DC ACM-er is interested! Do you have an interest in creating some local Comp Sci community activity by joining our board or our organizer team? Contact… More Announcing Candidates for 2015
Over five days, the DC ACM and DeVry University held free workshops offering individuals the experience of computer programming. We believe broadening access to computer skills is important and are very proud of the diversity our workshops drew. Our workshops were titled “Hour of Code” events to recognize the connection our local initiative held to the… More Computer Science Education Week 2014
DC ACM and DeVry University (DC Metro) Celebrates Computer Science Education Week! In honor of code.org‘s Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week, DC ACM is sponsoring DeVry University DC Metro’s Computer Science Education Week at their Arlington, Virginia campus. To celebrate, a free workshop is offered to the public each day of the… More DC Hour Of Code Event
As part of her dissertation research study, “Gam(h)er: How to Increase Girls’ Interest and Knowledge of Computer Science via a Gender Specific Educational Game with Two Dimensional and Three Dimensional Game Components”, Shahnaz Kamberi developed a 2D educational game prototype called Array to teach Java Programming to girls ages 13 – 17 years. She also… More Spotlight on DC ACM member and Vice-Chair Shahnaz Kamberi
As the DC ACM embarks on another hopeful year, we find ourselves exploring new collaborative initiatives. The DC ACM is connecting with other organizations to create professional development opportunities for ACM members in the DC metro area. One common initial question asked of me as I introduce our community is “What is the DC ACM?”… More What is the DC ACM?
Greetings DC ACM followers! Please read below for our list of 2014 election cycle candidates. We’ll be voting in the new board at the next meetup on June 30th at WeWork. We also have 1 vacant spot, and several uncontested spots. Do you have an interest in creating some local Comp Sci community activity by joining our board or… More Announcing Candidates for 2014
The DC ACM tweets! Follow us at @DCACM – we tweet technical articles, ACM info, women in tech news, and infomation regarding our DC ACM meetup events. Special thanks to @shahnazkamberi for leading our tweeting.