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A push for more women in computer science

Published: 18 March 2024

When Jade Raymond, BSc’98, studied at McGill’s School of Computer Science, she was one of few women in the program and “I think the only woman I knew in my year who went and got a job as a programmer in computer science after graduating.”

Raymond became a trailblazer in the video game industry, helping create the huge hit Assassin’s Creed, and building studios from the ground up for Ubisoft and Electronic Arts. 

Along the way, Raymond has felt passionate about encouraging women – and young people, in general – in their careers. That extends to McGill’s School of Computer Science where she has established a new undergraduate bursary. The Jade Raymond Bursary for Women in Computer Science will be awarded to up to two women students annually based on financial need and good academic standing.

Read the full article here.

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