The Twitch stream, which raised $850, featured streamers playing Overwatch. Donations went to the non-profit organization Code2040, which works to strengthen the presence of Black and Latinx communities in tech and innovation industries.
“Girls” is meant to show us the duality and multitude of women — an ode to the real-life difficulties most young girls face. But how can the show claim to represent girls when so many of us were left out?
When someone says they are studying computer science (CS), you don’t normally associate these students with doing anything remotely political in the future. A stereotypical assumption would be that people in the field have no real influence on society beyond coding.
Thanks to the emergence of email, text messaging and social media, sending love letters has become a thing of the past. However, students at Stony Brook University are using Facebook to revive this antiquated tradition.
Our mission is to provide encouragement and support to women in the field of computing, as well as to foster an understanding between men and women to both improve and maintain women’s involvement in computer science.