Women in Computer Science Club

Boston University

Some Statistics

18 % CS/IT degrees earned by women
53 % of women leave the tech industry (vs 31% of men)
7 % of parters at top VC firms are women
11 % of executive positions held by women at Silicon Valley companies

About Us

Women in Computer Science Club at Boston University is designed to encourage women to participate fully in Computer Science by providing a supportive community, informing members about national computing events, drawing a focus on women in technology, offering mentorship via study groups, social activities, networking opportunities and professional events.

Getting Involved

Check out our calendar to find out more on future meetings and activities. The best way to follow what we are up to is through subscribing to our newsletter list and joining our Facebook group. You could also follow us on Instagram! Our email address is wics@bu.edu.


We are open to corporate sponsorship. With your support, we can conduct additional programming aimed at outreach and community-building internal events. Become a sponsor and make the tech industry a more inclusive and welcoming community along with us!
If you are interested, please follow this link to our sponsorship document.

WiCS E-Board | Splash 2017

President | Anna Goncharova

Anna will be graduating in May of 2018. In the past, she has worked for IBM, Pegasystems, HubSpot and Twitter. On campus, she had done research at CIDAR lab and wrote code for SAIL. She wishes that more women were as excited about the beauty and power of technology as she is. Her email address is agonchar [at] bu.edu.

Vice-President | Victoria Almada

Victoria will be graduating in May of 2019 with a joint degree in Film and Computer Science. She loves understanding how things work and believes that the world is made up of if-statements. She hopes that more women get involved with technology and start appreciating everything Computer Science has to offer. Her email address is valmada [at] bu.edu.

Secretary | Tammy Qiu

Tammy will be graduating in May of 2019. She has worked as a Research Intern at Massachusetts Open Cloud and in Synthetic Biology with the Living Computing Project. She fell in love with the sheer depth and breadth of Computer Science and hopes that more students will come to appreciate the infinite possibilities that the field has to offer. Her email address is tqiu [at] bu.edu.

Treasurer | Lin Chen

Lin will be graduating in January of 2019. In the past, she has worked as a Research and Data Analyst at Allegravita and organized the TEDxYouth@Chegongmiao Conference. She is also a member of Phi Chi Theta Business Fraternity at BU. She wants to help women majoring in Computer Science to get more opportunities and to be more visible. Her email address is lc546 [at] bu.edu.

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