Arab Women in Computing (ArabWIC)
Location: United Arab Emirates
Arab Women in Computing (ArabWIC) was founded in 2012 and is a not-for-profit which highlights Arab women in tech through networking and events. They have over 2,500 members across chapters in 17 countries. ArabWIC collaborate with a number of organisations and educational institutions, such as Women in Data Science (WiDS), to hold events and conferences in the Middle East, and were also one of five NGOs to participate in the Girls Got IT initiative.
You can follow their work here:
- ArabWIC conference tackles gender issues in tech sector, The Daily Star, 11 August 2017
- Greater opportunities but entrenched stereotypes for Arab women in data science, Khadija Hamouchi, The Arab Weekly, 15 April 2018
- The International Conference for Arab Women in Computer Science begins its work in Rabat (original in French), Article19, 7 March 2019
- Arab girls invited to compete in Doha digital Hackathon, Gulf Times, 12 September 2019