Since 2007, Systers have been giving back to our community and women around the world through the Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On Award. These awards ($500 – $1,000) help women across the global have a huge impact in their own communities through technology.
Olga Maciaszek-Sharma (Poland) [Previous][Next] This summer, I have had the opportunity to participate in the great program that is Google Summer Of Code. I came to know about it via the Systers mailing list and have taken a very spontaneous decision to participate. It was a good decision, as both the program ... Read more
During this summer I was a GSoC student at Systers. Besides that was an awesome way to
spend my summer from the social point of view (meeting new and wonderful people, being part
of a great community), it was a huge bonus for my career as well.
Systers has a mission to support women in computing across the globe and in various disciplines. We are very thankful to be chosen to participate as a mentoring organization in 2013 Google Summer of Code program. This gave us an opportunity to help Systers be exposed to and learn about our open source software, Mailman, learn coding and software development practices and collaborate on a large scale with technical communities.
Systers Global Meetup for Grace Hopper Celebration
Kim Wilkens and Nancy Bordelon [Previous][Next] Mentoring has proven to be very useful in career development especially with Technical Women. Mentorships tremendously help women that are interested in technical fields gain access to both technical and management positions. These low numbers are rising due to mentorships at young ages. ... Read more
Systers continue helping Systers. On July 19, 2013, Yekaterina (Kate) Kharitonova was awarded the AfterCollege and National Security Agency co-sponsored Computer Science and Engineering Student Scholarship.
Technology innovation is just that, innovation. It is used to help industries like health field, communications and businesses improve their processes and help their customers more efficiently. But Leslie Birch, a recent Spring 2013 Pass-It-On award winner, innovates through technology in art, design and fashion. Read her thank you note below and don’t forget to watch her personal video to Systers.
Her Systers' Keeper [Previous][Next] Casey M Many of our Pass-It-On award winners are making Big change in small ways. Casey, one of our Spring Pass-It-On award winner is using her award money to help empower women with disabilities through technology. Read her personal note to our community about her journey and her intent ... Read more
Our Syster Andrea Villanes sent an email to the PIO committe thanking them for their hard work during the selection and watned to pass on a big THANK YOU from Peru!