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Meet Tawnie Thiessen

Tawnie Thiessen is an alum from the School of Computer Science and was involved in W@SCS during her time here at CMU. She graduated in 2003 and now works for the Harris Corporation. Check out Tawnie's take on CMU, working after college and advice in general here!

"Kicking Butt in Computer Science: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon University"

We celebrate the release of "Kicking Butt in Computer Science: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon University" by Carol Frieze and Jeria Quesenberry, a new book that tells the Carnegie Mellon story -- a positive story of how one school developed a culture and environment in which both women and men could thrive and be successful in computer science.

Women of Silicon Valley: Mopewa Ogundipe

Senior Mopewa Ogundipe, our very own W@SCS outreach coordinator, was recently featured in an interview with Women of Silicon Valley, a publication dedicated to sharing the stories of women in technology. Read about how she got her start in computer science, some of her proudest accomplishments, and much more here.

Get Career-Ready with Women@SCS!

The EOC is fast approaching! This week, Women@SCS and SCS4ALL will be holding two events to help you get career-ready. On Wednesday, Kit Needham from CMU's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be leading a workshop to discuss negotiation strategies. On Thursday, career advisor Kevin Collins and upperclassmen students will be leading a mock interview event, focused on dealing with technical questions.