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, […]

2017 Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security Award Recipients Announced

The Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security Program (SWSIS) recently announced its 2017 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), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and Symantec. The 2017-18 Scholars include 15 new recipients and 4 continuing recipients. SWSIS scholarships supported […]

The Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates Application is Now Open!

Are you an undergraduate student from an underrepresented group interested in forming a team to explore research in computer science at your college or university? Or are you a faculty member interested in being a research mentor to computer science students at your college or university? Collaborative Research Experiences for Undergraduates (CREU) might be the […]

Fresh off the Press…Winter/Spring 2017 Newsletter!

The Winter/Spring 2017 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: Highlight Interview with Alum Lana Yarosh A summary of the activities that occurred at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration An interview with Lori Clarke, emerita professor in the College of […]

CRA-W Alum Recipient of 2017 A. Nico Habermann Award

Carol Frieze – A. Nico Habermann Award Winner Director of SCS4ALL and Women@SCS, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Carol Frieze was selected as the recipient of the 2017 A. Nico Habermann Award Winner for devoting nearly two decades to promoting diversity and inclusiveness in computing. She has worked with and supported a wide variety of students […]