Try/CATCH

2020

Computing and Technology Conference for Her

Welcome!

TRY/CATCH 2020

Saturday Oct 3rd to Sunday Oct 4th 2020 taking place virtually over Zoom!

TRY/CATCH (Computing and Technology Conference for Her) is an exciting outreach project organized by the Women in Computing Science (WiCS) at Simon Fraser University.

Try/CATCH 2020 is a two-day virtual event on Saturday, Oct 3rd to Sunday Oct 4th for high school girls from grades 8-12, with a major objective of helping girls develop an interest in Computing Science, Engineering Science and the field of technology. Throughout the event, students participate in a variety of enriching activities focusing on developing skills in areas such as programming, robotics and other computing-related aspects. Networking is encouraged and the advantages of working in a technology field are highlighted through discussion with women mentors from industry, current female students, and representatives from technology companies.