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 […]

CRA-W Mentoring at the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing


By: Tracy Camp, CRA-W Member In: January 2016, Vol. 28/No.1 / The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) was the largest-ever gathering of women technologists. GHC 2015 was held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, from October 14 -16, 2015. Following the trend of recent years, the size of the conference dramatically increased once […]

Attend the Inaugural Undergraduate Virtual Town Hall!


Originally Printed in the Summer/Fall 2015 Newsletter. by Lori Pollock, University of Delaware Would you or someone you know like to hear about leading edge computer science research conducted by a female computer scientist? Would you or someone you know like to participate
in short discussions about CS research paths, graduate school opportunities, time management, undergraduate […]

Exciting Events at the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women


The 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, held in Phoenix from Oct. 8th – 10th, hit several milestones. First, conference attendance dramatically increased to 8000 attendees from 4700 in 2013. Also, the first-ever Male Allies plenary panel, with top executives from Google, Facebook, GoDaddy, and Intuit, occurred; this panel was a well-intentioned session, but […]

CRAW/CDC/NSF Workshop on Diversity in Design Automation


Originally Printed in the Summer/Fall 2014 Newsletter by Sanjukta Bhanja On May 29, 2014, CRAW/CDC sponsored a workshop to enhance diversity in design automation with a focus on emerging directions and technology. The workshop was co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Design Automation Conference (DAC) (Newton Fellowship). It was an enjoyable day […]

CRA-W Career Mentoring Workshop held at SIGCSE 2013


By Susan Rodger and Sheila Casteneda Originally Printed in the Winter/Spring 2014 Newsletter On March 6, 2013, the day before the SIGCSE 2013 Sympo-sium in Denver, Colorado, the CRA-W provided a full-day Career Mentoring Workshop for Educators (CMW-E) for women faculty and graduate students interested in teaching careers.  Specifically, the workshop targeted women faculty early […]