Welcome to TechNights!
Free Weekly Workshops for Middle School Girls

An outreach program from Women@SCS
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

See the *TechNights Movie*

TechNights (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 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)


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

Mondays, 7.00-8.30pm
Fall Start Date: Monday, Feb. 4

February 2013
Monday, 4th Open House anf Game Theory Photos
Monday, 11th Compression Encoding Photos
Monday, 18th SolidWorks & Laser Cutting: Part 1. Photos
(Students are advised to attend parts 1. and 2.)
Monday, 25th SolidWorks & Laser Cutting: Part 2. Photos
(Students are advised to attend parts 1. and 2.)
March 2013
Monday, 4th Web Design Photos
Monday, 11th Spring Break: No Technights
Monday, 18th Engineering in Underserved Communities Photos
Monday, 25th Robot Tour
April 2013
Monday, 1st Conway's Game of Life Photos Photos
Monday, 8th Fractals
Monday, 15th Introduction to the Metis Robotic Program

(Special Presentation on Computer Science for Parents and Guardians)
Monday, 22nd Open House & Girls of Steel

Undergraduate Student Organizer

Lauryn Brown
H&SS Interdisciplinary
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


2012 Program and Photos

2011 Program and Photos