The first EGOI ends - but the story of EGOI has only just begun
As EGOI is slowly coming to a close, Friday brought the final ranking
As some participants face decisions about the future, EGOI shows the many faces of computer science
So far, EGOI has been all fun and games. On Wednesday, at 10:00 in the morning CEST, things got serious. The girls of the first EGOI sat down in front of their computers and coded away for the first part of the official competition.
As the official program on Tuesday only started in the evening, the participants had time to spend a day with their teams, doing excursions or other activities in their own countries.
At 10:00 CEST on this Monday morning, girls all over the world sat in front of their screens and watched as Informatics Olympiad history was being written: The first edition of EGOI officially started with an online opening ceremony.
From the 7th to the 14th of September, 14 young coders met in Vaumarcus, Neuchâtel, for the “Girls Camp” of the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics (SOI). We asked some of them what they learned in the camp, what informatics means for their future and what they think about events specifically for young women.
The swiss olympiad in informatics (SOI) has started the selection of its own EGOI Delegation with the start of the first round. Until the end of November participants have the opportunity to solve interesting problems at home and submit the solutions on the official SOI website.
As children, she and her sisters competed over calculations and logic puzzles. Today, she passes on her knowledge to the next generation of mathematically gifted youngsters. Ivana Klasovita knows first-hand how valuable talent promotion in STEM subjects can be – especially for girls and young women.
European Girls’ Olympiad in Informatics or EGOI. If you've never heard of it, that's because it's new: This informatics competition for young women will take place for the very first time in 2021, in Switzerland. We talked to Stefanie, André and Ivana, three of the volunteers who are organizing the event.