Summer is here and that means TAPIA and GHC are upon us. Both events are scheduled for September 2023, so mark your calendars! The 2023 TAPIA Conference for the celebration of diversity in computing is happening in Dallas, TX Sept. 13-15. The TAPIA conference is a great opportunity for all levels of undergraduates and graduate students to hear from some of the biggest wave makers in the computer science field and how they are changing the face of computing. CRA-WP will be hosting a session at TAPIA this year. The session is called Research Career Mentoring for Industry and Government Labs which will provide attendees from industry, academia, and government labs with the opportunity to develop their professional and career skills. The mentoring track session will be led by Jaime Moreno, IBM, Taghrid Samak, Meta, and Basak Alper Ramaswamy, NASA JPL. Shortly after TAPIA 2023, GHC will follow!
The 2023 Grace Hopper Celebration will be held in Orlando, FL Sept. 26-29. The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) has become a haven for women and non-binary members of the computer science field to come together and hear from women who are paving the way for gender equality. CRA-WP will host 4 sessions at the 2024 GHC conference:
- How to Successfully Apply to Graduate School
Speakers: Jazette Johnson, University of California Irvine & Ileana Streinu, Smith College and University of Massachusetts Amherst
- I’m a Student Again: Heading to Graduate School after a Break
Speakers: Monica Anderson, University of Alabama & Anna Johnston, Juniper Networks
- ACM Award-Winning Research in Data Science
Speakers: Tiffany Barnes, North Carolina State University & April Wang, University of Michigan
- Being an Ally in Academia
Speakers: Nancy Amato, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign & Richard Ladner, University of Washington
Make sure you carve out time in your schedule now so that you don’t miss these two amazing events to connect with other like-minded individuals and event sponsors for other amazing resources and opportunities.