Women

Register for Bain's Women's Case Competition

Anchita Khullar – April 4th, 2018

Apply to participate in Bain & Company's second annual Women's Case Competition in partnership with Madison House, the Virginia Consulting Group, and Smart Woman Securities! Teams can consist of four to five 1st, 2nd, or 3rd-year students. 

The project will kickoff on Sunday, April 15th,  and final presentations will be on Thurdsay, April 19th. The winning team will reeive guranteed first-round interview slots for next fall's recruiting cycle! If you're interested, apply here by April 13th.

Hack Diversity with HackCville!

Christie Julien – March 23rd, 2018

UVA Hacking Diversity--a FREE Tom Tom Festival event--is a coding hackathon exclusively for women, African-Americans, Latinos/Latinas, and other underrepresented groups. Come for the community, the coding, the food, and the swag. Cash prizes/gift cards for the best hacks.

When: April 14th, at the Jefferson School's African-American Heritage Center in Charlottesville, VA

 

Connect With These Amazing Companies at Identity Diversity and Your Career

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2018

Join us Wednesday, April 4th from 5-7 pm in the Newcomb Ballroom as we welcome Dean Gates and UVA Alum Oris Stuart (Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Office at the National Basketball Association) to have a critical conversation about the intersection of diversity and career. Join other students and employers like JP Morgan, the CIA, Capital One, APT, Cvent, EY, and others in #RealTalk conversations and interactive design-thinking exercises about identity/diversity and the workforce. Check out who's coming below:

Women in NYC Tech: Alicia Williams of Fullsight Health Analytics

Katharine McDonough – March 15th, 2018

Hey ladies! Looking to get into NYC tech? Need some inspiration? Checkout this interview  with Alicia Williams, the CEO and founder of FullSight Health Analytics. Her company aims to to use artificial intelligene to provide software for pharmacies in hospitals. Williams started out as a pharmacist. She was fascinated by the way that the computers could manage perscriptions and cut costs.

VA-NC Alliance Undergraduate Research Symposium - Attend for Free

Christie Julien – March 12th, 2018

The VA-NC Alliance is hosting its annual undergraduate research symposium, March 23rd – 24th at Virginia Tech.  This year’s theme is "Fostering Innovation and Excellence in STEM."  I am writing to ask if you would encourage your STEM undergraduates to participate.  Students may attend as an observer or a presenter.  Individuals can register for free at https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_41SVBtYRDXA0UzH

 

The Most Diverse Cities to Find a Job

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

In order to find the best cities for diveristy in STEM, SmartAsset.com compiled a list of cities with the largest STEM workforce. They analyzed the industry to see who had the largest racial and gender diveristy. Check out their methodolgies through this link and the top ten below.  You can also take a look at the numbers from 2016 to see how the landscape has changed.

UVA Career IDEAs Externship Program: New City Arts

Christie Julien – February 8th, 2018

Victoria Armstrong, UVA Career IDEAs Extern

Over this January externship at New City Arts Initiative in Charlottesville, Virginia, I had the opportunity to learn more about how a non-profit arts organization is run.  New City Arts Initiative is an amazing organization that links together art and community in ways I did not know possible. My name is Victoria Armstrong and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.

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