By Nidhi Manoj

A warm welcome to all the new Women in Computer Science (WiCS) members and freshmen this year! We are so excited to have you join our family. …


by Grace Lee

Coming to Stanford, I knew that I wanted to explore health policy and technology, but I was unsure what to major in. As summer drew near, I was still undecided in terms of major, but wanted to spend my summer serving the community. My grandmother was diagnosed…


By: Divya Nagaraj

Before the interview:

  1. Most important: believe in yourself! Remember that you are brilliant and have done amazing things already! Getting the technical interview usually means you passed a resume screen, where a recruiter skims over your resume to see if you have the needed technical skills. …

By Carina Ly

Before attending Stanford, I had very little knowledge of the startup world. However, after taking MS&E 472 (Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders’ Seminar) and MS&E 178 (The Spirit of Entrepreneurship) last year, I learned a lot about the business models and fast-paced dynamics in a startup environment. …


By Christina Lin and Anna Mistele

What is mentorship?
Mentorship is a mutually beneficial, intentional, personal relationship between two people in which the one with more experience and knowledge (the mentor) provides guidance to the other (the mentee). …


Hello! If you’re reading this, you’re probably staring at a screen, recognizing these funny-looking pixel shapes we like to call words. And if you’re listening to these words, a text-to-speech service might be making that possible. Either way, you’ve probably been doing this technology thing a lot lately.

Let’s take…


By Janice Li and Annie Ma

Hey everyone! Annie and Janice here — two students who interned with Stanford Women in Computer Science (WiCS) this fall quarter. We are so excited to share our virtual intern experiences and perspectives with you all!

Stanford WiCS is made up of nine teams…


What does an internship look like in the COVID era? We asked Jessica Yu, a current sophomore studying computer science, to share her experience from last summer as a remote SWE intern.

1. Tell us about your remote internship.

Last summer, I worked at Infosys, an Indian multinational corporation that…


By Rachel Gardner

Bias: Beyond the Buzzword

We’ve all heard the stories of bias against women in tech, whether through first hand accounts or media reports. However, having been fortunate enough not to have experienced any overt sexism, I wasn’t sure what this looked like. …


by Kaylee George

For college students, probably one of the most common questions you are asked is, “What’s your major?” When I answer, most people have never heard of Symbolic Systems. This is largely because this major is unique to Stanford. The next question is often, “Why not computer science?”…

Stanford Women in Computer Science

Stanford Women in Computer Science is a student organization that aims to promote and support the growing community of women in CS and technology.

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