photo collage of MCWIC participants

Congratulations and Welcome to the University of Maryland and the Department of Computer Science.

We bring extraordinary women into computing through the Maryland Center for Women in Computing (MCWIC).

In March 2021, the University of Maryland was annouced as one of the partner schools for Break Through Tech-DC. Learn more about the UMD program here:

We invite you to come visit or chat with us as you make your college choice. See more below.

If you have any questions or need to reach us, you can contact us:

Come Meet Us

Please join us for a virtual chat and panel with current women in Computer Science.


April 16th, 3pm


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  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Greeting from our Computer Science Chair:  Dr. Matthias Zwicker
  • Video of Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering 
  •  Panel and Q & A with Current Women Students
  • Small Group Breakouts


Come Chat With Us


We will also be hosting 3 webinars for students to chat and ask questions with current faculty and students about the program. Please use the form to sign-up for information about the webinars.

  • February 25th, 6pm EST (Focus on Women in computing)
  • March 11th, 7pm EST (Focus on BIPOC students in computing)
  • April 20th, 8pm EST (Opened to all)

If  you were accepted into any major at the University of Maryland,  but still want to learn more about being a women in computing, come join us for a Women In Tech Panel: March 6th, 3pm. 

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Do you want to chat with current women in computing?  Do you want to stay in touch with us?

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Get Involved

Professional Development  & Conferences

Student Organizations

  • Girls Who Code at UMD 
  • NCWIT Aspirations Host Site
  • Weekly Afterschool Outreach
  • Weekend Workshops
  • Summer Camps