WiCSE 40th Anniversary

The UC Berkeley Women in Computer Science and Engineering (WiCSE) 40th Anniversary Reunion, which celebrates 40 years of women in technology at Berkeley, will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Join us for a day packed full of reunions, enlightening talks, and networking opportunities!

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A note from WiCSE Co-Presidents Alice Ye and Coline Devin

We are proud to add speakers throughout the day including Prof. Tsu-Jae King Liu. Prof. King Liu was the Chair of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from July 2014-June 2016, and is the current Vice-Provost for Academic and Space Planning at University of California, Berkeley.

WiCSE is also planning a day of activities including lightning talks on career paths and research by current graduate students and alumni, retrospectives on WiCSE history, as well as panels and discussions on diversity within electrical engineering and computer science. We hope this event will foster mentorship and visibility for alumnae and current students.


Date and Time

Saturday, March 17, 2018
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM PDT


Banatao Auditorium and Kvamme Atrium
3rd floor Sutardja Dai Hall
1860 Leroy Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720


You can find the schedule on the WICSE 40th Anniversary web page

Keynote Speakers

Event FAQ

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

If driving, street parking is available along Hearst Ave for the duration of the day. Public transportation is also an option: Soda Hall is around a 10 minute walk from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email wicse.berkeley@gmail.com if you have any questions about the event!

Whom should I contact if I’m interested in sponsoring this event?

Any sponsors interested in funding this event should contact Becca Roelofs (roelofs at cs.berkeley.edu).


Pathways After Berkeley

Diversity Round Table

Perspectives Through the Decades of WiCSE


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“Join us at the anniversary celebration of WICSE to reconnect with other alumnae and to meet the newest generation of women in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.  It promises to be an inspiring event!”

Tsu-Jae King Liu
Vice Provost, Academic and Space Planning
TSMC Distinguished Professor in Microelectronics, EECS Department, UC Berkeley


“EECS alumnae are vitally important to sustaining the WICSE community. We hope to welcome you to campus on March 17 to celebrate WICSE’s remarkable history, to meet current students, and share your experience.”

Sheila Humphreys
EECS Emerita Director of Diversity, Berkeley EECS
Winner, Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Math & Engineering Mentoring

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Planning Committee

Chairs: Alice Ye and Coline Devin
Promotions Designer: Urmita Sikder
Guest Coordinator: Carolyn Chen
Industry/Funding Coordinator: Becca Roelofs
Speaker Coordinator: Elizabeth Yang
Secretary: Alyssa Morrow
Advisor: Sheila Humphreys
EECS Staff: Jenny Jones, Audrey Sillers, Josephine Williamson