Borg Early Career Award Call for Nominations

CRA-Women invites nominations for the Borg Early Career Award (BECA). The award honors the late Anita Borg, who was an early member of CRA-W and an inspiration for her commitment in increasing the participation of women in computing research. This annual award is given to an individual who has: made significant research contributions, had positive and significant impact on advancing women and diversity in the computing research […]

Upcoming Career Mentoring Workshops!

Upcoming early career mentoring workshops for the Education track at SIGCSE 2017 on March 8th 2017. When you attend the Early Career Mentoring Workshop, you will learn how to: be an effective and inspiring teacher, set yourself up for promotion and success, and balance work and life. You can find more information about this event […]

Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates Applications Open

Are you interested in exploring research in computer science? Check out the CRA-W Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) program. The DREU program matches students with faculty mentors for summer research experiences at the faculty mentor’s home institution. DREU interns are directly involved in a research project with graduate students and professors. Applications are currently open for both students and mentors; Apply […]

Fresh off the Press…Summer/Fall 2016 Newsletter!

The Summer/Fall 2016 Newsletter is now available! Take a break from work, your busy schedule, or studying and catch up on your CRA-Women news. This issue includes: An interview with highlighted Madeline Smith A summary of the activities that occurred at the past DSW Robot Guru 2 An interview with Sandhya Dwarkadas, the Computer Science Department […]

DREU 2016 Photo Competition – Winner Announced

Congratulations to Anthony Enem! Predicting Ligand Binding Sites with UOBPRM and Machine Learning Anthony Enem participated in the CRA-W/CDC DREU program under the mentorship of Nancy M. Amato at Texas A&M. Anthony worked on a team with postdoc researcher Shawna Thomas, Ph.D. student Diane Uwacu and high school student Benjamin Porter. Their project abstract: Many […]

New Program: CRA-W GHC Research Scholars

CRA-W is proud to announce their new program, the CRA-W GHC Research Scholars Program. The GHC Research Scholars program brings undergraduate women to the annual Grace Hopper Celebration. The purpose of this program is to provide attendees an unique experience, providing them a mentor, networking opportunities, and advising. The program will utilize the  availability of role models  […]

Early and Mid Career Mentoring Workshop Application Open

Apply today to attend the early or mid career mentoring workshops on November 19-20th in Washington, D.C. Deadline: September 16th 2016 Early Career Mentoring Workshops: (Labs and Research) The goal of these workshops is to bring junior researchers and educators together with women already established in their fields. The established professionals provide practical information, advice, and […]

2016 BECA Winners – Martha Kim & Hanna Wallach

CRA-Women proudly announces Martha Kim and Hanna Wallach as this year’s 2016 Borg Early Career Award Winners.  The award honors the late Anita Borg, who was an early member of CRA-W and an inspiration for her commitment in increasing the participation of women in computing research. The annual award is given to a woman in computer science and/or engineering […]

2016 Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security Winners Announced

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Continues Dedication to Diversity in IT Security Education HPE, Applied Computer Security Associates and CRA-W Award Third Annual Recipients of Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), in collaboration with Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) and the Computing Research Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing […]