Mentoring Tracks at Tapia 

Upcoming

Are you planning to attend the next Tapia conference?  Would you like to receive mentoring and career guidance from successful senior women in your field? CRA-W sponsors mentoring sessions for:

Undergraduates

Learn about the what, why and how of undergraduate research, how to get accepted and then thrive in graduate school, and the differences between Master’s and Ph.D programs.

Tapia 2016 Conference 

  • The goal of the Tapia Conferences is to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to:
    • Celebrate the diversity that exists in computing;
    • Connect with others with common backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, and gender so as to create communities that extend beyond the conference;
    • Obtain advice from and make contacts with computing leaders in academia and industry;
    • Be inspired by great presentations and conversations with leaders with common backgrounds.

Graduate Students

Learn how to thrive in graduate school, how to build your professional persona and network, and how to find your dream job.

Tapia 2016 Conference

  • The goal of the Tapia Conferences is to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to:
    • Celebrate the diversity that exists in computing;
    • Connect with others with common backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, and gender so as to create communities that extend beyond the conference;
    • Obtain advice from and make contacts with computing leaders in academia and industry;
    • Be inspired by great presentations and conversations with leaders with common backgrounds.

Early Career

Learn how to start, manage and grow your own research program and how to achieve success in your field.

Tapia 2016 Conference

  • The goal of the Tapia Conferences is to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to:
    • Celebrate the diversity that exists in computing;
    • Connect with others with common backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, and gender so as to create communities that extend beyond the conference;
    • Obtain advice from and make contacts with computing leaders in academia and industry;
    • Be inspired by great presentations and conversations with leaders with common backgrounds.

Mid to Advanced Career

Learn principles of successful leadership and discuss best practices for managing your career.

Tapia 2016 Conference 

  • The goal of the Tapia Conferences is to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to:
    • Celebrate the diversity that exists in computing;
    • Connect with others with common backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, and gender so as to create communities that extend beyond the conference;
    • Obtain advice from and make contacts with computing leaders in academia and industry;
    • Be inspired by great presentations and conversations with leaders with common backgrounds.

Presentations from Past Tapia Celebrations


MS vs PhD: Which should you choose, based on where you want to go? Video by Holly Rushmeier (9/2016)

MS vs PhD: Which should you choose, based on where you want to go? Presentation by Bushra Anjum, Tammara Combs (9/2016)

Strategies for Human-Human Interaction Presentation by Jamika Burge, Patty Lopez, Jason Black, and Jayfus Doswell (9/2016)

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number (1246649). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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