Records of Women into Computing

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 6WIC/02/04
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Folder containing various promotional materials relating to Women into Computing (WiC)

- letter written by Frances Grundy, about the lack of women students taking up computing and asking for anyone interested in this debate to contact her. Letter also has an small Angela Martin cartoon

- a copy of a magazine article, written by Janet Stack entitled Women into Computing about the history of Women into Computing (WiC) Published in May/June 1997

- a letter from Janet Stack, Chair of WiC all Heads of Departments to attend the Scottish Higher Education Funding Committee (SHEFC) seminar on 20 Jul 1998 to support the aims of WiC to create financial incentives for Universities who attract the most female students in science, engineering and technology (SET)

* WiC membership application form 1998

* Promotional flyer and order form for the book "Women into Computing," edited by Rachel Lander and Alison Adam

* Promotional flyer and order form for the book"Artificial Knowing" by Alison Adam

* Promotional flyer and order form for the book "Women, Work and Computerisation, Spinning a Web from Past to Future" edited by A F Grundy, D Kohler, Voechtering and U Peterson

* Catalogued proposal for the WiC competiton for School girl Produced IT Posters, 1990

* Programme for a Women into Computing seminar group to formulate strategies for the the Scottish Higher Education Funding council (SHEFC) and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to support 2 Jul 1998

* Letter written by Helen Watt, Chair of WiC proposing closer cooperation in the future between (WiC) and Women into Infomation Technology Foundation (WIT) 21 Aug 1991

* Paper outlining funding of workshops for schoolgirls through Women into Information Technology Foundation (WIT)

* Call for contributions for the Women into Computing National Conference 1990 at the University of East Anglia

* A paper entitled "Toys for the Boys" about the history and aims of WiC and listing the Committee members

* a paper called "Why are we here?" written by Barbara Segal, listing some of the reasons why WiC was formed