CRA-WP Skip Ellis Early Career Award and CRA-E Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards at 2023 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 of […]

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 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 […]

CRA-WP BECA 2022 Recipient Maya Çakmak Receives Award at IROS 2022 Conference

On October 26, 2022, Maya Çakmak received her CRA-WP Anita Borg Early Career Award (BECA) from board member Nancy Amato in Kyoto, Japan at the 2022 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). CRA-WP is proud to celebrate her work in research and development of in-home assistant robots that can provide independence to those with motor impairments, allow elderly to age in the comfort of their homes, and improve quality of life for users.

CRA-WP Early Career Award recipients are given the opportunity to receive the award at a conference of their choosing. CRA-WP provides travel expenses support (up to $1,500) and works with the conference organizing committee to have the award presented to each of the awardees.

If you know an early career researcher who is making significant contributions to the fields of computer science/engineering with outreach to women and those underrepresented in computer science research, please nominate them for the CRA-WP Early Career Award today!

Link to CRA-WP Early Career Awards Information and Eligibility:

Link to CRA-WP Early Career Awards Nomination Portal:

Nominations close January 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST.

CRA-WP 2023 Grad Cohort Workshops – Deadline Approaching!

CRA-WP will host two Graduate Cohort Workshops in 2023! The Grad Cohort Workshop for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Leadership Skills (GC-IDEALS) is designed specifically for graduate school populations underrepresented in computing research. The Grad Cohort Workshop for Women is designed for women students in their first, second, or third year of graduate school in […]