Dear Ruth (or others), could you please forward the following message to 
the past participants of womENcourage, who opted in to receive 
information about the conference? We will be very grateful. Thank you! 
Bara and the team

Dear womENcourage community,

On behalf of the Conference chairs of the *8th ACM Celebration of Women 
in Computing: womENcourage™ 2021* ( we 
would like to kindly invite you to joinin us this year again, and also 
help us to distribute the following message among your colleagues and 

With the deadline on May 1, 2021, we welcome poster and short 
tutorial/workshop submissions from all areas of computer science on the 
theme: *“Bridging Communities to Foster Innovation”*. We welcome 
everybody to join us with their submission to benefit most from the 
opportunity to inspire, connect, give/receive encouragement and support 
at this beautiful conference.

If the idea resonates with you, we will be very happy if you can 
distribute this entire message or the conference info below in your 
networks, and/or like/share these posts on it:


--- Detailed information ---

*8th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing*

Virtual in CET timezone (with collocated on-site activities if possible)
from Prague, Czech Republic, on 22-24 September 2021

Open to all genders, *womENcourage™* initiated by ACM-W Europe is aimed 
at connecting women from diverse technical disciplines and encouraging 
them to pursue their education and profession in computing.

*womENcourage 2021 Conference Theme: Bridging Communities to Foster 
This year’s ACM womENcourage 2021 is celebrating all attempts to bridge 
communities to foster innovation. We are celebrating bridges built 
across boundaries of disciplines, boundaries between industry and 
academia, as well as boundaries among homogeneous communities, inviting 
individuals of all genders, nationalities and ages to co-create together.

*Why join the conference?*
To find (1) inspiration and connection, (2) challenge and validation, 
(3) encouragement and support, (4) purpose, and (5) opportunity.

*Call to take part*
- Submit your Poster by May 1, 2021
- Propose a Workshop or Tutorial by May 1, 2021
- Join the Hackathon
- Join the Career Fair
- Get a Scholarship

Thanks a lot for your help in distributing this call!

Bara Buhnova
womENcourage 2021 General (co-)chair