2018-2019 Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS) Scholars Announced


The Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security Program (SWSIS) recently announced its 2018 Scholars with the support of Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA), the Computing Research Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W), Google, SANS, and Symantec. Thirteen women were selected to be the 2018-2019 SWSIS scholars. SWSIS scholarships support collegiate […]

CRA-W Sends Distinguished Lecturer to MINK-WIC


The Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) is designed to encourage women and minority undergraduates to pursue graduate education in computer science and engineering and to increase the visibility of distinguished women and minority researchers from academia and industrial or government research labs. It began as a CRA-W program in 2000 with funding from Lucent and is now […]

DREU 2017 Photo Competition – Winner Announced


Congratulations to the DREU 2018 Photo Competition Winners ! Mariko Kamiya was the DREU 2018 Photo Competition Winner. Mariko of Swarthmore College participated in the CRA-W DREU program under the mentorship of Debaleena Chatttopadhyay at the University of Illinois, Chicago.  Mariko worked with Dr. Chattopadhyay and a team of student researchers, including fellow DREU participant Taylor Day, […]

Applications Open for the 2018 Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates


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. […]

Grace Hopper Research Scholars Applications Open!


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  and existing programming at the Grace Hopper Celebration, while simultaneously providing guidance  to research-interested […]

2017 BECA Winner Announced – Lydia Tapia


CRA-Women proudly announces Lydia Tapia as this year’s Borg Early Career Award Winner. Tapia is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of New Mexico, was recently named the recipient of the 2017 CRA-W Borg Early Career Award (BECA). The award honors Anita Borg, who was an early member of CRA-W, […]