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What is WICS?

WICS is a student-led society based at the University of Cape Town which strives to encourage and retain women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) related careers.  
We host various events throughout the year with the intention of creating an environment where women can learn and engage with technology in a safe space.

Competitive Hackathons for our Members

Outreach programs Exposing Coding to Female Scholars

Formal Tech Talks​

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Check out our Blog

We often collaborate with our members so they can share experiences with technology, also read about what went down during our past events

Our Society's Sponsors

We are so grateful to our generous sponsors who provide us with the resources and support to flourish

Why we need women in tech

The following video was made to shed light on our own members journey’s and experiences in their pursuit of career in technology
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Produced and Directed By: Rudo Malungisa