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.

“I chose Computer Science because of its application in the real world. I wanted a degree that would get me a job. I lucked out when I realized how much I enjoyed the classes, other students and my profs.” Read more about Mimi Cahill, Bachelor of Applied Computer Science

“The co-op placement has definitely helped me to become more confident that I am in a field that sparks my passion and enthusiasm for technology. Computer Science can be applied in any field or department.” Read more about Keerthana Kumar, Bachelor of Computer Science


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

Outreach, Undergraduate, Women in Tech, Students
Monday, November 19, 2018
Computer Science student Alicia Wong came to Dal to challenge herself. Now, as president of the Women in Technology Society (WiTS), she's challenging others as well.
Outreach, Women in Tech, Undergraduate, Students
Thursday, November 8, 2018
For Dal's 200th anniversary year, the Faculty of Computer Science set out to double the number of female students entering its undergrad programs. The Faculty not only met this ambitious goal — it’s just getting started when it comes to increasing diversity in its field.
Undergraduate, Women in Tech, Students, Graduate, Research, Big Data & Machine Learning
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
From video games to ocean data, Computer Science grad Johna Latouf has been taking advantage of every opportunity she can to showcase her skills.
Students, Undergraduate, Women in Tech
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
For her final co-op term of her Computer Science degree, Rebecca Ansems has made the trip out to California to work as an engineer with Twitter.
Read more of our stories about women in technology