2018 GU Women Coders Week

thank you for joining us during gu women coders week…stay tuned for more activities next semester!


< Monday 11/5 > 

< Coding Challenge Begins >

Try a coding challenge and win prizes! Coding challenges will be available for everyone at all levels. Click here to see the Coding Challenges.


< Tabling in Leavey Center >

< 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Leavey Center (location changed due to rain)>

Start the week with simple coding exercises, taking photos supporting coding awareness and diversity, and networking with tech companies. Free donuts!

Don’t forget to pick up a <guWeCode> passport…the first 25 people to come to Friday’s Happy Hour with completed passports will win a t-shirt!

Co-sponsored with the Cawley Career Center

< Tuesday 11/6 > 

< Maker Hub and Game Night >

< 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  in the Maker Hub and Idea Lab, Lauinger Library >

Come to the Maker Hub and Idea Lab to make a paper circuit greeting card, play board games, work on your coding challenges and have dinner — all levels welcome!

Co-sponsored with the Maker Hub and the GU Computers & Electronics Club

< Wednesday 11/7 >

< Internship Panel >

  < 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  in White-Gravenor Room 201B >

Join us to hear from undergraduate and graduate students about their tech experiences and internships!

Co-sponsored with GU Women in Leadership

< Thursday 11/8 >

< Connect on Social Media >

Work on your coding challenges and share a photo or quote with us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook — best one wins a prize!


< End of Coding Challenge >

The Coding Challenge will end at 10pm.  Winners will be notified by email on Friday morning.

< Friday 11/9 >

< Coding Challenge Awards and Happy Hour >

< 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Epicurean >

Join our coding week finale at Epicurean! We will award prizes to contest winners and celebrate the week. Hope to see you there!


We would like to thank our sponsors for their continuous support: the Department of Computer Science, CNDLS, UIS and the Maker Hub