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College of Informatics Sponsors Tri-State Women in Computing Conference

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February 5, 2018- Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics is a proud sponsor of the ACM Tri-State Women in Computing Conference (TRIWiC).  

ACM TRIWiC 2018 is the 4th regional celebration of women in computing conference. ACM celebrations of women in computing are organized locally to connect technical women and build community. TRIWiC 2018 takes place on Feb. 9-10 at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center in Cincinnati.

New York Times bestselling author Liza Mundy will be the featured speaker at TRIWiC. Mundy was a long-time reporter at the Washington Post and has contributed to numerous publications including The Atlantic, TIME, The New Republic, Slate, Mother Jones, and Politico. She is a frequent commentator on prominent national television shows, radio, and online news outlets. A senior fellow at New America, Mundy is one of the nation's foremost experts on women and work issues.

Other keynote speakers include Wendy Lea, CEO of Cintrifuse, a public private partnership designed to build a tech-based economy in the Greater Cincinnati Region, and Qi Han, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Colorado School of Mines. Han founded and directs the Pervasive Computing Systems (PeCS) research group.  Workshops and panels on finding your first job, writing resumes and attending graduate school are also part of the weekend celebration.  TRIWiC concludes with a college and career fair from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and all are welcome to the job fair.

·       What: Tri-State Women in Computing Conference

·       When: February 9, 2018

·       Where: Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center

NKU’s College of Informatics serves as a Gold Sponsor of TRIWiC. For more information on the conference, click here.

About NKU:  Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018! Founded in 1968, we are a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information on our 50th, visit