Regular Events

Society for Women in Computing

SWIC offers regular meetings for women in technology to develop professional skills and build their expertise.



A bi-weekly opportunity for majors, and those interested in technology topics, to network and collaborate.




Seminars and Colloquia

  • Oana Ignat, Towards Language-Vision Models for Positive Societal Impact - When: Monday 2/19 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM Where: Tyler 055 Abstract: Solving complex real-world problems often requires AI models that can process information from multiple modalities, such as language and vision, which can align with the needs of people from diverse backgrounds. An effective AI model will not only learn how to interact with […]
  • Kaleel Mahmood, On the Robustness of Vision Transformers to Adversarial Examples - When: Friday 2/16 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM Where: Ranger 202 Abstract: Machine learning has become ubiquitous, being deployed in a range for domains like self driving cars, medical imaging and face recognition. With this increased use of machine learning an important question arises, how secure are these systems? In this presentation we dive into […]
  • Taslima Akter, Designing Privacy Enhancing Technology for Blind and Low-Vision (BLV) People - WHen: Tuesday 2/13 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. Where: Quinn 214 Abstract: Advancements in computer vision and machine learning have empowered Blind and Low-Vision (BLV) individuals through camera-based assistive applications. These systems, capable of recognizing objects, identifying colors, and reading text, provide independence to BLV users. However, the reliance on camera-based assistive systems introduces privacy […]

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