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614ACMW is a local ACM-W professional chapter, focused on the advocacy, support and celebration of Professional Women in Computing. Our meetings are a mix of in-person and online, and will include tech talks, professional networking, career support, socializing, and fun technical activities. Our chapter will buddy with the NW Ohio ACM-W, OCWiC ACMW, and ACM-W Student Chapters in central Ohio.

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Support our mission to support, advocate and celebrate women in computing.

We welcome women, men, non-binary, academic, and industry technology professionals at all levels.


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About ACM-W, ACM and 614ACMW

614 ACM-W is an ACM-W Professional Chapter serving the Columbus, Ohio and Franklin County area. We are governed by ACM rules and bylaws.

What is ACM-W?
ACM-W (ACM's Women in Computing) advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field, providing a wide range of programs and services to members and working in the larger community to advance the contributions of technical women.
What is ACM?
ACM, the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. (acm.org)
What is an ACM Professional chapter?
Participation in a Professional Chapter provides a unique combination of social interaction and professional dialogue among peers, in their own geographic area. Chapter members' backgrounds represent all facets of computing, from academia, research, business and industry. Chapters organize activities and events like tech talks, socials, professional networking, career advice, mentoring, hackathons, celebrations, conferences, and community service

614 ACM-W Chapter Leadership Team

Bettina Bair, Chair
Setired, senior lecturer in the Computer Science & Engineering department of Ohio State University, founder of the Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing (OCWiC) and OSU ACM-W Student Chapter
Amanda Kauppila, Vice Chair
Software engineer at Ticketmaster, and former officer of the award winning OSU ACM-W Student Chapter
Dr. Tanya Berger-Wolf, Treasurer
Professor of Computer Science Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology at The Ohio State University, Director, Translational Data Analytics Institute at OSU, Co-founder & Director, AI for conservation nonprofit Wild Me
Lexius Waltar
Samantha Snyder

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