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 […]

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 […]

Borg Early Career Award Call for Nominations


CRA-Women invites nominations for the Borg Early Career Award (BECA). The award honors the late Anita Borg, who was an early member of CRA-W and an inspiration for her commitment in increasing the participation of women in computing research. This annual award is given to an individual who has: made significant research contributions, had positive and significant impact on advancing women and diversity in the computing research […]

Upcoming Career Mentoring Workshops!


Upcoming early career mentoring workshops for the Education track at SIGCSE 2017 on March 8th 2017. When you attend the Early Career Mentoring Workshop, you will learn how to: be an effective and inspiring teacher, set yourself up for promotion and success, and balance work and life. You can find more information about this event […]

Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates Applications Open


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; Apply […]

Fresh off the Press…Summer/Fall 2016 Newsletter!


The Summer/Fall 2016 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: An interview with highlighted Madeline Smith A summary of the activities that occurred at the past DSW Robot Guru 2 An interview with Sandhya Dwarkadas, the Computer Science Department […]

DREU 2016 Photo Competition – Winner Announced


Congratulations to Anthony Enem! Predicting Ligand Binding Sites with UOBPRM and Machine Learning Anthony Enem participated in the CRA-W/CDC DREU program under the mentorship of Nancy M. Amato at Texas A&M. Anthony worked on a team with postdoc researcher Shawna Thomas, Ph.D. student Diane Uwacu and high school student Benjamin Porter. Their project abstract: Many […]