Computing and Technology Conference for Her

Who are we?

The Try/CATCH 2018 committee hopes to encourage and expand the opportunities in Computing Science and Engineering Science available to female high school students. Try/CATCH is organized by a group of students, faculty, and staff from SFU who want to support and promote females in the Applied Sciences.

SFU Committee Members:

Student Members:

Co-Chairs: Dhivya Manohar and Ushma Kapure
Treasurer: Carmen Riddell
Sponsorship Coordinator: Angelina Xia
Workshop Leaders: Dr Janice Regan, Toria Kindersley, April Yi Wang, TBA
Graphics & T-Shirt Designer: Maddy Soleimanian, Natalie Perelygin

Faculty & Staff, School of Computing Science:

Faculty Representative: Dr Janice Regan
Student Advisor: Daniela Abasi
Technical Support: sumo Kindersley

Organizational Information:


Established in 2002, Women in Computing Science (WiCS) strives to promote and support women in Computing Science, build a strong network of friendly faces for women, and challenge the biases faced by women in Computing Science. WiCS has more than 250 active members. We run programs and hold events all 3 semesters of the year, including a faculty mentor lunch, Fall mentorship program, company tours, technical interview workshops, hackathons, and many socials. For more information, please visit the WICS website. You can reach WICS by email: