Becoming Active Leaders in Society

“It is very valuable to network with other women especially in technology, given there are very few in the field. It helps in understanding various challenges, how to balance personal and professional life and what to expect in the professional world.”

About Us


Women in Computing (WIC) is a community of faculty, graduates, and undergraduates at Indiana University Bloomington that are dedicated to promoting, celebrating, and empowering women in technology. Our members are from the fields of Computer Science, Engineering, Informatics, and Library Information Sciences. Our goal is to increase the number of women in technology fields.

Women in Computing hosts many events at Indiana University Bloomington to create a welcoming community that aids women throughout their time in Luddy SICE. These events include outreach, professional skills, workshops, and social events.

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WIC hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Our events range from professional development sessions to fun social events.

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Leadership Board


Victoria Sykes

Position: President

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Media Society

Minor(s): Creative Advertising and Human Centered Computing

Hometown: Greenwood, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • 2022 Microsoft Product Marketing Management Intern
  • President and Founder of IU Adobe Ambassadors
  • Greek InterVarsity
  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • 2021 UKG User Adoption and Enablement Intern

Melaina Updike

Position: Vice President

Major: Informatics

Minor(s): Human Centered Computing, Web Design and Development

Hometown: Fishers, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Adobe Student Ambassador
  • UX Design Serve IT Intern

Roma Bewley

Position: Vice President of Public Relations

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Human Centered Computing

Minor(s): Human Centered Computing

Hometown: Bloomington, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Teach IT
  • Luddy LLC Alumni Member

Servane Cloteaux

Position: Vice President

Major: Computer Science

Specialization: Systems

Minor(s): Math, Informatics

Hometown: Columbus, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • TechStart Intern at Liberty Mutual for Summer 2022

Corey Briscoe

Position: Male Ally

Major: Computer Science BSMS

Specialization: Artifical Intelligence

Minor(s): Mathematics, Informatics

Hometown: Greenwood, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Co-Founder/CTO of Parkie LLC
  • Indiana Model United Nations Conference Chair
  • CSCI Lead Associate Instructor
  • Luddy LLC Alumni

Katy Dickman

Position: Event Logistics

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Business

Minor(s): Financial Literacy, Human Centered Computing

Hometown: Wilmette, IL

Internships/Involvement:

  • Investment Banking Summer Analyst at BMO
  • Serve IT
  • Delta Phi Epsilon

Sophia Ahmad

Position: Social Media

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Business

Minor(s): Pre-med track

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Serve IT Summer 2021
  • Parkview Hospital IS Intern

Stu Findley

Position: Male Ally

Major: Cybersecurity & Global Policy and Arabic

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Student Ambassador to the Arabic Flagship Program
  • Media Intern at Injaz Al-Arab in Amman
  • HLS LLC Alumni

Ethan Fulkerson

Position: Male Ally

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Business

Minor(s): Business

Hometown: New Albany, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Intern at Navigator Tech
  • Intern at DNA Striping

Anna Kim

Position: External Relations

Major: Computer Science

Specialization: Aritifical Intelligence

Minor(s): Business

Hometown: Columbus, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Cloud Engineer Intern at IBM
  • IT Intern at Trane Technologies
  • Peer Advisor at Career Services
  • Diverse Dance Crew

Xinyi Liu

Position:Graphic Designer

Major: Human Centered Interaction and Design

Hometown: Montville, CT

Internships/Involvement:

  • WIC

Bella Meyer

Position: Social Media

Major: Informatics & Neuroscience

Specialization: Human Centered Computing

Hometown: Greenwood, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Neuroscience Club
  • American Medical Women's Society

Julia B. Rather

julrathe@iu.edu

Position: Social Media

Major: Computer Science

Specialization: Artificial Intelligence

Minor(s): Mathematics, Finance, & Business

Hometown: Greenwood, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Data Analyst Intern at J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Capital Markets and Banking Workshop
  • Career Services Peer Advisor
  • Phi Mu Delta Alpha
  • Safe Sisters

Ashley Steitz

Position: Graphic Designer

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Security

Minor(s): Computer Science, Security, and Spanish

Hometown: Greenwood, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Explore Internship with Microsoft (Summer 2022)
  • Microsoft Teals
  • Serve-IT and Teach-IT
  • WIC Graphic Design

Kenzi Murff

Position: Event Logistics

Major: Biology

Minor(s): Security Informatics

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Information Security Analyst at Highmark Health
  • Parliamentarian for You See Me
  • Mentor at IU Mentor Collective
  • Member of Black Student Union
  • Member of Microbiology Club

Mahala Wise

Position: External Relations

Major: Computer Science

Specialization: Software Engineering

Minor(s): Informatics, Data Science, Business Foundations Certificate

Hometown: Carmel, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Stem Leadership Council 2021-2022
  • Stem Thematic Community 2021-2022

Tsion Mola

Position: Web Developer

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Sustainable Technology

Minor(s): Web Design and Development, Apparel Merchandising

Hometown: Carmel, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Technology Consulting Intern at Ernst & Young
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
  • Google Student Developer Club
  • Luddy Consulting Association
  • African Student Union
  • Undergraduate Instructor

Madison Rieland

Position: Graphic Designer

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Human-Centered Computing

Minor(s): Human-Centered Computing

Hometown: Palos Park, IL

Internships/Involvement:

  • Delta Gamma

Emily McGough

Position: External Relations Coordinator

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Computer Science

Minor(s): Marketing

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Internships/Involvement:

  • WIC
  • Cybersecurity Club
  • Luddy Pacesetter

Dylan Laux

Position: Male Ally

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Public Health

Hometown: Fishers, IN

Megan Erwin

Position: Event Logistics

Major: Informatics

Specialization: Business

Minor(s): Business

Hometown: Longmeadow, MA

Internships/Involvement:

  • Alpha Omicron Pi, VP of Programming and Enrichment
  • IUDM Special Events

Molly O'Rourke

Position: Event Logistics

Major: Informatics

Minor(s): Cybersecurity

Hometown: Carmel, IN

Internships/Involvement:

  • Student Engagement Office for Cybersecurity Club
  • ServeIT
  • I201 Undergraduate Instructor

Preethi Sivakumar

Position: Web Developer

Major: Masters in Computer Science

Hometown: Chennai, India

Internships/Involvement:

  • Java Developer at Carecentrix
  • Data Visualization Analyst at OPVUE

Prerna Achtani

Position: Graphic Designer

Major: Master of Science in Computer Science

Hometown: Pune, India

Internships/Involvement:

  • Graphic Designer at Computer Science Club
  • Software Engineering Intern at Omnicell