Women in Tech

Who runs the digital world?

Why not you? Your creativity, your problem solving and your perspective could make a big difference as technology continues to change the world. Whether you use your Computer Science degree to influence online commerce or healthcare, social media or ocean data analytics, this is your opportunity to create the future you’d like to see.

Solve problems that matter

Discover Dal’s Applied Computer Science program and how technology impacts on the world. Become a professional who’s also a strong communicator, a problem solver and a team player — exactly what organizations need to achieve more in this competitive world.

Develop in-demand skills

Explore Dal’s Computer Science program and learn how you can develop great programming skills while building expertise in core software design concepts that will ensure you succeed in today’s ever-changing technological landscape.  
 

Women in Technology Scholarship

The Women in Technology Scholarship offers the possibility of $10,000 over 2 years. But that’s not all. You’ll also receive mentorship from women who are already influencing the world of technology and you’ll benefit from enriched internship opportunities. 
 

In good company

You’ll find a community of like-minded women who know technology is a great platform for making a difference.

Sarah Young, BACS '18
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“Like business and marketing, computer science is interdisciplinary ... There are so many options available as to how you can learn and apply computer science depending on your interests, and they are all connected."- Sarah Young now works at IBM as an IT and business specialist. Keep reading.

  

Leah Brown, BCS '14
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“I love that once I have a design plan, I get to build it through code and bring it to life. I find the process really exciting. It’s so cool to see the finished product when you’re all done."- Leah Brown works at Microsoft as a software engineer on the desktop version of Microsoft Word. Keep reading.


A world of opportunity

Technology is transforming the world. So can you.

This is just a sample of the careers available to you with a Computer Science degree:

  • Project Manager
  • App Developer
  • Business Owner
  • Marketing Technologist
  • Doctor
  • Data Analyst
  • Lawyer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Web Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Digital Health Professional
  • Ocean Data Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Program Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Innovation Consultant
  • Technical Consultant
  • Game Developer

Stories & news

Graduate, Undergraduate, Women in Tech, Students
Friday, September 11, 2020
Register to attend the world's largest celebration of women in computing
Research, Faculty, Awards, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Women in Tech
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
The Royal Society of Canada, which brings together scholars, artists and scientists peer-elected as the best in their fields, is welcoming five new Dalhousie members this year, including new College member, Faculty of Computer Science researcher, Dr. Rita Orji
Women in Tech, Outreach
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Faculty of Computer Science will spend the next year collaborating with institutions from across the globe to further its equity, diversity and inclusion agenda, particularly focusing on women in technology, through the BRAID Affiliates program.
Research, Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, Women in Tech
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Popular social media quizzes, like the ones that pop up in Facebook feeds, may look harmless and fun — but taking them can leave you vulnerable to identity theft or fraud, according to researcher and CBC Information Morning tech columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood.
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