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

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.
Alumni & Friends, Outreach, Undergraduate, Women in Tech, Students
Friday, January 24, 2020
In 2018, thirty-two female students received the first Women in Technology Scholarships. Since then, many have been benefitting from mentorship from female tech leaders in industry.
Graduate, Students, Alumni & Friends, Research, Undergraduate, Women in Tech
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Congratulations to our all of our newest graduates & welcome to our alumni community!
Alumni & Friends, Undergraduate, International, Women in Tech, Students
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Computer Science grad Faye Teeuwen's studies have taken her to Australia, the Netherlands and deep into the world of co-op education.
Read more of our stories about women in technology