CRA-WP Borg Early Career Award

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Meet Your 2018 BECA Winners – Yejin Choi and Reetuparna Das

CRA-W recently announced two recipients of the 2018 Borg Early Career Award (BECA) - Reetuparna Das and Yejin Choi. he award honors the late Anita Borg, who was an early member of CRA-W, and is inspired by her commitment to increasing the participation of women in computing research. The annual award is given to women in computer science and/or engineering who have made significant research contributions and contributed to the profession, especially in the outreach to women. Learn more about the 2018 recipients in this article.

2017 BECA Winner Announced – Lydia Tapia

CRA-Women proudly announces Lydia Tapia as this year’s Borg Early Career Award Winner. Tapia is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of New Mexico, was recently named the recipient of the 2017 CRA-W Borg Early Career Award (BECA). The award honors Anita Borg, who was an early member of CRA-W, […]

Using “Slow Search” to Revolutionize Information Work

Originally posted on MIT News Magazine By: Peter Dunn Search engines are good at retrieving information. But they can’t assess its value, explore connections or contradictions, or incorporate findings into a larger task—that’s up to the person conducting the search. Jaime Teevan is working to change that. As a principal researcher at Microsoft Research, she’s already […]