University Of Pretoria Computer Science Department

Women in Computing Role Model Day at Mamelodi

Sci-Enza, the science centre at UP, recently hosted a women in computing role model day in Mamelodi. The event was held at the Mae Jemison US Embassy Reading Room on the UP Mamelodi Campus and was attended by school girls from the Mamelodi area. Jade Abbott, one of our Masters students (currently doing research in swarm robotic algorithms), Tendani Mawela (an Informatics lecturer) and Eleanor Harding (a multimedia student) were the three role models. The role models shared their own personal experiences that led to where they are today and talked about the many exciting prospects for women in IT. Read More
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