About

The O – Community – WiC is a state wide community of women and men technology professionals from industry and academia, dedicated to the OCWiC mission:

Engaging and empowering Ohio women in computing by building community, celebrating success, and illuminating possibility.

State-wide Communities fit within the ACMW established framework to provide a stepping stone between local chapters and the (inter)national organization. These community connections are reinforced by biannual regional Celebrations. Ohio will be the first Community WiC, a proof of concept that may be replicated in other regions where Celebrations are already established. (Announcement)

 O-Community-WiC “ring leaders”

Our Activities

Our Conversations

Our Partnerships

Our Working Group

Bettina Bair, OSU, OCWiC Founder

Mary Jean Blink, COO, TutorGen

Eva Bradshaw, NCWIT Aspirations

Alexis Crosby, TECH CORPS

Jenna Crosby, Macy’s Systems and Technology

Ruthe Farmer, CSforAll Evangelist

Sami Glass, Kent State Univ, HacKSU, Girls Who Code

Becky Grasser, Lakeland CC

Jodi Tims, ACMW

Rachelle Hippler, BGSU

Keith Instone, TechToledo

Melinda McGucken, Progressive Insurance

Malavika Melkote, Owens Corning

Bonita Sharif, YSU, ACM, ACM-W YSU student chapter advisor

Shannon Whalen, Akron Women in Tech

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