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Application Open for Rising Stars Workshop Academic Career Workshop for Women


This fall, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will host Rising Stars, an academic career workshop for women in EECS. At this workshop, female graduate students and postdocs who are interested in faculty careers will learn how to navigate academic life while meeting new mentors and peers. This year’s event, to be held in Urbana, IL during Oct. 29-Nov. 1, 2019, will bring together more than 60 top young women in EECS for two days of research presentations, poster sessions, and candid discussions about navigating academic life.

Please encourage your best and brightest to apply by June 15, 2019. Please share this flier to help spread the word about this exciting opportunity.

For more information, please visit the Rising Stars in EECS 2019 website or email the Rising Stars in EECS 2019 team at risingstars2019@illinois.edu.

This year’s co-chairs are CRA Board Member Nancy M. Amato and Wen-mei Hwu both from University of Illinois.