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The Association for Women in Computing (AWC) is a national, nonprofit, professional organization for individuals with an interest in information technology. The purpose of the Puget Sound Chapter is to:

  • Promote awareness on issues affecting women in the computing industry.
  • Further the professional development and advancement of women in computing.
  • Encourage women to enter computing as a career.

Our History

The Puget Sound Chapter was founded in the winter of 1979 by Donnafaye Carroll Finger and Diane Haelsig. An article in Computer World about a new association for women in computing hit a responsive chord in both of them and they both contacted the organization about becoming members. They were soon discussing the formation of a Puget Sound Chapter, which would focus its programs on technical and non-computing issues, that were of interest and concern to professional women.

Donnafaye and Diane were extremely proud of their efforts to start the Puget Sound chapter. Through their leadership and the support and work of many that attended that first meeting, an organization has continued that provides unique support and growth opportunities to women in the computing professions. The initial focus, a network of women helping each other grow professionally and personally, has remained as the organization has grown and prospered.

Contact Information

 President  Lynne Reynolds  president*
 Chief Financial Officer  Jeanne Seger  treasurer*
 Programs  VP  Laury Kenton  programs*
 Webmaster
 Laury Kenton  webmaster*

                                                                                                            * @awcps.org

Corporate Sponsorship:

Sponsorship for an AWC Event begins at $200.00.

AWC advertises your company sponsoring our monthly meeting on our web site and emails to our members, including our member email list. This sponsorship includes a five minute presentation on your company and the opportunity to hand out any materials at the meeting promoting your company or organization. The posting of your Corporate Sponsorship remains on the AWC calender under past events for one year following.

Mailing Address

Association for Women in Computing, Puget Sound
P.O. Box 94081
Seattle, WA  98124
info (at) awcps.org

Association for Women in Computing - Puget Sound
P.O. Box 94081
Seattle, WA 98124

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