Current WHM

March 8, 2021

Graduate Spotlight: Xinyun Chen

We are thrilled to spotlight Xinyun Chen, an EECS PhD student under Professor Dawn Song. We had the opportunity to interview her about her research and advice for undergraduate students. Here’s what she had to say! Tell us about your research? My research lies at the intersection of deep…

March 8, 2021

Welcome to EECS Women’s History Month!

Happy March and welcome to Berkeley EECS Women’s History Month (EECS WHM)! EECS WHM is a celebration held during Women’s History Month to recognize women, both past and present, in the fields of electrical engineering (EE) and computer science (CS). The goal of EECS WHM is to facilitate the conversation about diversity and inclusion in the field through a…

September 1, 2020

Women in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering: A Network of Our Own

Since the late 1970s, WICSE has pursued the goal of increasing the number of women in those disciplines and supporting their academic progress. WICSE has become a permanent force in EECS, and, indeed, is the first such group in an American university with a disciplinary focus on computer science or electrical engineering. Since then, women’s groups have been created in most computing departments. The establishment of WICSE created peer support and a strong voice for women graduate students, and the faculty has relied on WICSE to monitor the climate for women ever since.

March 22, 2019

A Salute to Early Women in STEM at UC Berkeley

During the first hundred years at UC Berkeley women students and faculty were minimally present in science and engineering. By 1870, in its second year, the Faculty Senate proposed to the Regents the admission of women “on equal basis with men.” The Regents voted unanimously and next year Berkeley opened…

February 28, 2019

2019 EECS WHM Events

WHM Kickoff Event - Succulents and Breakfast 3/1; Research Talks 3/7; JewelrEE Making Social 3/7; Movie Screening - Hidden Figures 3/8; Ice Cream Social 3/13; Lunch and Learn 3/19, Speaker Panel - Women in EECS 3/20

February 26, 2019

Berkeley EECS Women’s History Month (WHM) Kickoff Event

Come join Google, the Berkeley EECS Department, and the Association of Women in EECS (AWE) at the Berkeley EECS Women’s History Month Kickoff Event! The event will include breakfast, and you can take home your very own succulent! Event Details: Wozniak Lounge, 9:30am – 11:45am on Friday, March 1st.