2012

Welcome to Technights!

See the *TechNights Movie*

 

 

Free Weekly Workshops for Middle School Girls
An outreach program from Women@SCS
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Creative Technology Nights for Girls is a program focused on exposing middle school girls to creative technologies.  Using computer animation, web design, programming, robotics, and interactive medias, we hope to engage a future generation of women in technology. 

ATTENTION PARENTS! Please download and fill out the registration and photo release forms and return by email or at the sessions before your student joins us for TechNights.

Check out our new Data and Resources Page
ACM's Top 10 Reasons to Major in Computing

Download our TechNights poster (jpg)

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Our workshops are held on Carnegie Mellon Campus!

Carnegie Mellon Directions and Maps
Note: Parking is free in the campus parking lots after 5.00pm on Mondays. We suggest the Morewood parking lot on Forbes Avenue. This is opposite the side road which leads directly to the new Gates-Hillman Building
Lost? call the Carnegie Mellon information desk: 412-268-2107.

Where: When:

4405 Gates-Hillman
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University

FALL 2012
Mondays, 7.00-8.30pm
Fall Start Date: Monday, Oct. 15

October 2012
Monday, 15th Open House PHOTOS
Monday, 22nd FINCH ROBOTS Part 1. PHOTOS
Monday, 29th FINCH ROBOTS Part 2. Postponed Due to Bad Weather
November 2012
Monday, 5th FINCH ROBOTS Part 2. PHOTOS
Monday, 12th Natural Language Processing PHOTOS
Monday, 19th Machine Learning PHOTOS
Monday, 26th Smashing Computers PHOTOS
December 2012
Monday, 3rd Open House
   

Undergraduate Student Organizer

Natalie Hildebrandt
Senior
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon


Graduate Student Organizer

Ada Zhang
Ph.D. Student
Robotics Institute
Carnegie Mellon


Contact Info. for more information about the TechNights program:
Mary Widom 412-268-9497
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon

Dr Carol Frieze
Director, Women@SCS:
Gates 4111
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon
412-268-9071

 
   
Where: When:

4405 Gates-Hillman
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2012
Mondays, 7.00-8.30pm
Spring Start Date: Monday, February 6th

February 2012
Monday, 6th Open House Photos
Monday, 13th DNA Helix Photos
Monday, 20th Proteins FoldIt Photos

Monday, 27th Architecture: Design Your Own House Photos
March 2012
Monday, 5th QoLT (Activities for Quality of Life) Photos
Monday, 12th Spring Break CMU - March 12  - no session
Monday, 19th Cryptography Photos
Monday, 26th Creating with Circuits Photos
April 2012
Monday, 2nd MySecureCyberSpace
Monday, 9th Game Theory
Monday, 16th Finch Robots
Monday, 23rd Machine Learning Photos
Monday, 30th The Girls of Steel - FIRST Robotics
Competition Team 3504 and Open House Party
   

Undergraduate Student Organizer

Lauryn Brown
Sophomore
H&SS Interdisciplinary
Carnegie Mellon


Graduate Student Organizer

Aparna Kumar
Ph.D. Student
Lane Center for Computational Biology
Carnegie Mellon


Contact Info. for more information about the TechNights program:
Mary Widom 412-268-9497
Dr Carol Frieze
Director, Women@SCS:
Gates 4115
412-268-9071

 
   
2011 Program and Photos