Updates from CRA-W

CRA-WP Skip Ellis Early Career Award and CRA-E Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards at ACM Banquet

The Computing Research Association’s Executive Director, Tracy Camp, presented three prestigious awards this June at the ACM Awards Banquet in San Francisco. Tracy was assisted by Dean of the Baskin School of Engineering, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz and CRA Board Member, Alex Wolf.   One […]

CRA Celebrates 50 Years of Impact at the Federated Computing Research Conference (FCRC)

In June, the brightest minds in computing research descended on Orlando, Florida to attend this year’s Federated Computing Research Conference (FCRC). Organized by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) every four years, FCRC assembles a spectrum of affiliated research conferences and workshops into a week-long, co-located meeting that facilitates connections between researchers in different fields […]

UR2PhD: Undergraduate Research to PhD Virtual Mentoring Program | Now Accepting Student Applications

We are inviting undergraduate students to apply to participate in a new CRA program called UR2PhD, whose goal is to vastly increase the number of women and other gender-marginalized students (and especially Black, Latina and Native women students) who have high-quality undergraduate research experiences and continue into PhD programs.    Participation in this program will […]

2023 CRA-WP Early Career Award Winners Announced! | Robin Brewer & Michael Carbin

The 2023 winners for the Borg Early Career Award and Skip Ellis Early Career award have been selected!  2023 BECA Recipient  | Robin Brewer, University of Michigan 2023 SEECA Recipient | Michael Carbin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology The CRA-WP Early Career Awards are in honor of two notable computer scientist pioneers, Anita Borg and Clarence […]

Meet the 2023 Scholarships for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS) Recipients

This year, 15 women were selected to receive Scholarships for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS). The SWSIS program provides scholarships for women studying for their Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in fields relating to information security. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide assistance to women at the formative stages of their careers in these fields. As of fall 2022, SWSIS scholarships have been awarded to over 150 women studying information security.

Read more about the selected recipients in this article.

2023 CRA-WP Career Mentoring Workshop – Application Deadline June 15

CRA-WP Career Mentoring Workshop Applications Open Now! CRA-WP is accepting applications for its biennial Career Mentoring Workshop (CMW), Nov. 3-4, 2023 in Chicago, IL. The workshop is an opportunity for early and mid-career professionals seeking growth and development in computer science research positions across three distinct tracks: education, research, and industry/lab. Event Highlights: 1-1 mentoring […]

2023 CRA-WP Early and Mid Career Mentoring Workshop: Chicago, IL | Nov. 3-4

Applications will open May 17! Please share this opportunity with any working professionals you think might be interested or would benefit from this event.  CRA-WP is thrilled to announce its biennial Career Mentoring Workshop (CMW) in Fall 2023 taking place at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago, IL. The workshop presents an exceptional opportunity […]