Undergraduate student Anna sitting at a computer

What about CS caught the interest of students who came to study at Waterloo? What does it mean to be a woman in CS? Learn from the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students, in their own words.

Undergraduate students

  • Celeste, Computer Science (co-op option)
  • Linda, Computing and Financial Management

Graduate students


We'd like to thank Natasha Waxman and Nicole Keshav for their work in interviewing our students and sharing their stories.

Did you know?

  • Most female applicants to Waterloo's undergraduate program have averages 95% or above - that's smart!
  • 22% of our graduate students are female
  • 33% of incoming students to CFM are female for 2013


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