CRA-W Events

Upcoming Events
Kentucky Community Colleges – Women in Computing (KYCC-WiC 2017)

March 30-31, 2017 · Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Newtown Campus

DLS Event - The 2017 Kentucky Community Colleges-Women in Computing Regional Conference (KYCC-WiC) is the first community college centered regional conference. Their goal is to continue the primary mission of ACM while reaching out to the community college family.

Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing (MICWiC 2017)

March 31-April 1, 2017 · Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan

DLS Event - The 6th biennial Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing (MICWIC 2017) is part of a nationwide effort to address the alarming decline of American women choosing computer science professions. MICWIC 2017 will focus attention on the research success and career interests of women in computing and information technology.

New England Celebration of Women in Computing (NECWIC 2017)

March 31-April 1, 2017 · DoubleTree by Hilton Portland Hotel

DLS Event - The goal of the New England Celebration of Women in Computing (NECWIC) is to encourage the participation of women in computing by providing a vehicle for students to explore opportunities in computing, to network with other women from academia, industry, and government.

Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS 2017)

March 31-April 1, 2017 · JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort

DLS Event - Through the WiCyS community and activities we expect to raise awareness about the importance and nature of cybersecurity career. We hope to generate interest among students to consider cybersecurity as a viable and promising career option.

Grad Cohort Workshop 2017

April 7-8, 2017 · Marriott Marquis

The CRA-W Grad Cohort program, initiated in 2004, is generously funded by sponsors from industry, ACM, CRA, academia, the National Science Foundation, and the computing community. Grad Cohort aims to increase the ranks of senior women in computing-related studies and research by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Privacy in Today’s World

April 18, 2017 · Virtual

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. In this talk, Rebecca will overview the challenges of privacy in today’s world as well as presenting some privacy solutions that can enable data to be used without violating individual privacy.

Past Events
SIGCSE 2017 – CRA-W Career Mentoring Workshop

March 8, 2017 · Sheraton Seattle Hotel

CRA-W will host Mid and Early Career Mentoring Workshops on March 8, 2017 in Seattle, WA co-located with SIGCSE 2017, in an effort to increase the percentage of women in computing who reach the top of their career tracks.

SIAM CSE17 Broader Engagement Program

February 27-March 3, 2017 · Hilton Atlanta

CRA-W/CDC is proud to be a sponsor of the following Discipline Specific Workshop. The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2017 Computational Science and Engineering (CSE17) conference Broader Engagement (BE) program will provide a rich scientific program, mentoring, and career and professional development to students, faculty, and professionals who aspire to broaden their experience in research-based professional activities.

Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing (CAPWiC2017)

February 24-25, 2017 · Georgetown University

DLS Event - CRA-W is proud to sponsor the 2017 Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, bringing together women at the high school, undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to promote the recruitment, retention, and progression of women in computing fields.

ACM-W Celebration of Women in Computing in the Upper Midwest (MinneWiC 2017)

February 17-18, 2017 · University of Minnesota

DLS Event - MinneWIC is the ACM-W Celebration of Women in Computing in the Upper Midwest. This regional meeting will bring together students, faculty, and technology leaders from across Minnesota and neighboring states to discuss the role of women in today's computing and technology fields, share experiences and strategies for success, and explore issues common to women working in these fields.

AAAI 2017 Diversity Workshop

February 4-5, 2017 · Hilton San Francisco

CRA-W/CDC is proud to sponsor the 2017 AAAI Diversity Workshop via the Discipline Specific Workshop program. The goal of the workshop is to discuss issues facing members of underrepresented groups in AI, with emphasis on cases studies and best practices to change the situation at all levels, from K-12 to college level and in the workforce.

The Pipeline Workshop: Diversifying the HPC Workforce

January 26-27, 2017 · University of New Mexico

The Pipeline Workshop aims to expand the high-performance computing (HPC) and computational sciences workforce with researchers and engineers from traditionally underrepresented groups. This is a CRA-W Discipline Specific Workshop.

N2Women Meeting @ GLOBECOM 2016

December 5, 2016 · Kalorama Washington Hilton

Networking Networking Women (N2 Women) is a discipline-specific community for researchers in the communications and networking research fields. CRA-W is a proud supporter of this event.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research

December 1, 2016 · Virtual

This Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall, hosted by Katherine Sittig-Boyd, will focus on effective ways to become involved in undergraduate research, how to identify research topics that will make for engrossing and fulfilling projects, and some examples of projects she was able to work on during her undergraduate career.

Early and Mid Career Mentoring Workshops in D.C.

November 19-20, 2016 · The Willard Hotel

Apply today to attend the early or mid career mentoring workshops on November 19-20th in Washington, D.C. The goal of these workshops is to bring junior researchers and educators together with women already established in their fields.

CRA-W Mentoring Tracks at Grace Hopper Celebration

October 19-21, 2016 · George R. Brown Convention Center

Join CRA-W at the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston, Texas. This year CRA-W will be hosting workshops, Student Opportunity Lab tables, a reception and reunions for CRA-W Alumni!

Virtual Undergrad Town Hall: Enabling Science Breakthroughs Using Computer Science

October 13, 2016 · cra-w.webex.com

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. In this talk Deb Agarwal, Sr. Data Science & Technology Head at LBNL, will describe some of the challenges we as computer scientists are helping to solve and some of the next challenges that need to be tackled. This event will conclude with a mentoring session on 'Becoming a Leader'.

Explore Graduate Studies in CSE Workshop

October 8, 2016 · University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Students from all institutions are invited to apply to attend this one-day workshop. Participants will learn about the graduate school application process and the opportunities that exist for those who pursue graduate work in this impactful discipline. The workshop will include research highlights from faculty, one-on-one interactions with current graduate students, and a writing clinic with tips for writing a strong statement of purpose.

N2 Women @ ACM MobiCom 2016

October 3, 2016 · MobiCom 2016, New York, New York

Networking Networking Women (N2 Women) is a discipline-specific community for researchers in the communications and networking research fields. This discipline specific workshop will Connect newer generations of networking women researchers with the community and create mentorship relationships.

Indiana Celebration of Women in Computing

September 30-October 1, 2016 · Sheraton Four Points

The Indiana Celebration of Women in Computing (InWIC) conference is an ACM Celebrations Event that provides a low cost, regionally-tailored, small conference for women in computing. CRA-W/CDC Distinguished Lecture Series is proud to support this year's INWIC by providing the keynote speakers.

CRA-W/CDC Mentoring Tracks at Tapia Celebration

September 14-17, 2016 · Renaissance Austin Hotel

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? Attend CRA-W/CDC's Mentoring Tracks at Tapia.

BPViz’16: Broadening Participation in Visualization Workshop

August 3-4, 2016 · Purdue University

The 2016 CRA-W/CDC CADENS Broadening Participation in Visualization (BPViz’16) Workshop will be held August 3-4, 2016. The goal of the workshop is to cross boundaries between STEM and non-STEM domains of scientists with data visualization needs, to facilitate collaborations and broaden participation in visualization on all levels: academic, research and industry.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Accelerated Cloth Simulation for Virtual Try-On

July 14, 2016 · cra-w.webex.com

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. The state of the art in cloth simulation can produce highly realistic cloth, but requires extremely high computation time, on the order of hours or even days.

Women in AI Workshop at IJCAI 2016

July 10-14, 2016 · New York City

The world-wide female participation in AI and CS in general is dwindling instead of increasing. The decrease of the number of women in AI is specially worrisome. This discipline specific set of activities is aimed at creating a network of women and members of other under-represented groups at the IJCAI 2016 conference.

Becoming a Robot Guru 2 @ RSS

June 19, 2016 · Ann Arbor, Michigan

CRA-W/ CDC is proud to sponsor this workshop. The goal is to introduce students to the exciting research area of robotics and to provide students currently doing research in robotics with valuable career-building information. It will be held at this year's 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference.

Grad Cohort Workshop 2016

April 15-16, 2016 · San Diego, CA

The CRA-W Grad Cohort program, initiated in 2004, is generously funded by sponsors from industry, ACM, CRA, academia, the National Science Foundation, and the computing community. Grad Cohort aims to increase the ranks of senior women in computing-related studies and research by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies.

New York Celebration of Women in Computing

April 8-9, 2016 · Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center

NYCWiC 2016, the 4th ACM-W New York Celebration of Women in Computing, will be held April 8-9, 2016. The goal of NYCWiC is to encourage women to complete their studies in computing by exploring careers and meeting women leaders from business, industry, and academia.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Using Software Engineering to Help Reduce Medical Errors

April 7, 2016 · cra-w.webex.com

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. You will have the opportunity to ask distinguished computer scientists any questions you might have.

Women in Cyber Security Conference

March 31-April 2, 2016 · Hyatt Regency DFW International

The WiCyS initiative was launched in 2013. Since then, with support from various industry, government and academic partners, WiCyS has become a continuing effort to recruit, retain and advance women in cybersecurity. It brings together women (students/faculty/researchers/professionals) in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry for sharing of knowledge/experience, networking and mentoring.

Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing

March 4-5, 2016 · Christopher Newport University

CAPWIC is a regional Celebration of Women in Computing. CAPWIC's aim is to bring together women in computing from all stages of their careers. CAPWIC invites high school students, college students (including graduate students), and professionals to attend.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: How to Prevent an Unruly Power Delivery System

February 24, 2016 · cra-w.webex.com

When you attend this Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will be a part of a virtual mentoring event. You will learn about Mondira Pant's research on how to prevent an unruly power delivery system. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask the speaker any questions you might have about research as well as graduate school. Following Mondira's research presentation, she will lead a mentoring session on "Building Self-Confidence."

Carolina’s Women in Computing Regional Conference

February 19-20, 2016 · Oceana Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC

The goal of CWIC (pronounced see- wik) is to encourage the participation of women in computing by providing professional and social support. The conference will feature talks and panels by highly successful technical women. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate through poster presentations, lightning talks or birds-of-feather sessions and will have opportunities to network with successful technical women from academia, government, and industry, and their fellow students. A career fair will conclude the conference.

Tri-State Women in Computing Conference

February 19-20, 2016 · The Cincinnati Club, Cincinnati, OH

A regional ACM-W Celebration of Women in Computing. TRIWIC brings together female technical women from Kentucky, great Cincinnati and beyond! @acm_triwic.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event: Designing Healthcare Robots for Children with Special Needs

November 30, 2015 · cra-w.webex.com

When you attend this Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will be a part of a virtual mentoring event. You will learn about Ayanna Howard's research on robots for children with special needs as a Motorola Foundation Professor at Georgia Tech. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask the speaker any questions you might have about research as well as graduate school. Following Ayanna's research presentation, she will lead a mentoring session on "Finding and Making the Most of an Undergraduate Research Experience."

Biomedical Data Science Workshop at SHILAC 2015

November 20-21, 2015 · San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

The Biomedical Data Science Workshop is a 2 day event for underrepresented undergraduates, graduates, and post-doctorate researchers from the US and its territories sponsored by CRA-W and the CDC.

2015 Southeast Women in Computing Conference

November 13-15, 2015 · Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center

The 2015 Southeast Women in Computing Conference, an ACM-W Celebration, strives to bring together women at different levels in academia, industry, research and government to promote the recruitment, retention and progression of women in computing and technology related fields that lack diversity in the national work force.

Mentoring Tracks at Grace Hopper Celebration 2015

October 14-16, 2015 · George R. Brown Convention Center

CRA-W will provide mentoring tracks for students and researchers at Grace Hopper 2015. CRA-W will also host tables at the Student Opportunity Lab where students can learn about; Undergraduate Research Opportunities, What Happens in Graduate School, How to Apply To Graduate School, and The Differences Between a Masters and a Ph.D.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event: Inventing Technology for Homes & Families

October 8, 2015 · cra-w.webex.com

When you attend this Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will be a part of a virtual mentoring event. You will learn about A.J. Bernheim Brush's research on technology for homes and families as a Senior Researcher at Microsoft. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask the speaker any questions you might have about research as well as graduate school. Following A.J.'s research presentation, she will lead a mentoring session on "Graduate School in CS: Why go and how do I get there?"

The 2015 Workshop on Supporting Diversity in Systems Research at SOSP ’15

October 4-5, 2015 · Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, California

The Workshop on Supporting Diversity in Systems Research (Diversity 2015) is a forum to support traditionally underrepresented students in systems research. It provides minority and female students at the graduate or advanced undergraduate level with valuable opportunities for mentorship and networking.

CAHSI Summit 2015

September 10-12, 2015 · Caribe Hilton

The CAHSI Summit engages faculty, students, industry, and other collaborators in activities that: ▪ Build connections ▪ Disseminate effective and promising practices ▪ Prepare students for pursuing higher education and productive careers in computing ▪ Promotes conversations and actions that address involvement of Hispanics in Computing.

STARS Alliance Celebration

August 13-15, 2015 · Charlotte Convention Center

Join CRA-W and CDC for the 10th anniversary of the STARS Celebration, August 13 - 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This event will showcase current STARS participants and STARS alumni, as well as industry and community partners. Celebration will provide opportunities for learning, collaborating, and networking with academic and industry partners.

RESPECT Conference

August 13-15, 2015 · Charlotte Convention Center

RESPECT 2015 will serve as the first international meeting sponsored by the IEEE Special Technical Community on Broadening Participation.

FCRC 2015

June 13-14, 2015 · Oregon Convention Center

CRA-W will host Mid and Early Career Mentoring Workshops on June 13-14, 2015 co-located at the Federated Computing Research Conference in Portland, Oregon. The goal of these workshops is to increase the percentage of Computer Science and Engineering women faculty members and researchers/technologists who reach the top of their respective career tracks.

Grad Cohort Workshop 2015

April 10-11, 2015 · Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

The Grad Cohort Workshop is a two day conference, where participants interact with about 20 senior female computing researchers and professionals. The workshop includes a mix of formal presentations and informal discussions and social events. By attending Grad Cohort, participants are able to build mentoring relationships and develop peer networks that will form the basis for ongoing activities during their graduate career and beyond. The Grad Cohort Workshop is generously funded by sponsors from industry, academia, the National Science Foundation, and the computing community.

Special Events
Grad Cohort Workshop 2017

April 7-8, 2017 · Marriott Marquis

The CRA-W Grad Cohort program, initiated in 2004, is generously funded by sponsors from industry, ACM, CRA, academia, the National Science Foundation, and the computing community. Grad Cohort aims to increase the ranks of senior women in computing-related studies and research by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies.

Grad Cohort Workshop 2016

April 15-16, 2016 · San Diego, CA

The CRA-W Grad Cohort program, initiated in 2004, is generously funded by sponsors from industry, ACM, CRA, academia, the National Science Foundation, and the computing community. Grad Cohort aims to increase the ranks of senior women in computing-related studies and research by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies.

Grad Cohort Workshop 2015

April 10-11, 2015 · Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

The Grad Cohort Workshop is a two day conference, where participants interact with about 20 senior female computing researchers and professionals. The workshop includes a mix of formal presentations and informal discussions and social events. By attending Grad Cohort, participants are able to build mentoring relationships and develop peer networks that will form the basis for ongoing activities during their graduate career and beyond. The Grad Cohort Workshop is generously funded by sponsors from industry, academia, the National Science Foundation, and the computing community.