Kebra Thomspon received an SWSIS scholarship from 2015 to 2016 while she earned a master’s degree in computer science at the University of Washington – Tacoma. She is currently an Information Specialist at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Keyport, Washington.
The Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) is designed to encourage women and minority undergraduates to pursue graduate education in computer science and engineering and to increase the visibility of distinguished women and minority researchers from academia and industrial or government research labs. It began as a CRA-W program in 2000 with funding from Lucent and is now […]
Originally Posted by Technical.ly/Delaware By Pariss Briggs In 2012, the University of Delaware created Partner 4 Computer Science (Partner4CS), a program designed to provide K-12 instructors with the proper skills needed to teach computer development to students. Now in its fifth year, the program is still going strong. Dr. Lori Pollock, an Alumni Distinguished and […]
Originally posted by Bucknell University BY MATT HUGHES You’ve probably noticed how well your internet browser has gotten to know you. Ever-advancing advertising algorithms serving up targeted ads, not to mention data breach after data breach, have made many internet users more attuned than ever to how little privacy we often have on the internet. […]
Originally posted on Penn State News Jennifer Cifelli WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the field of computer science has been growing exponentially, companies and universities are eagerly searching for women to fill these crucial roles. To help meet this demand, nine graduate students from the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) recently gathered in Washington, […]
Originally Posted on USC Posted on: April 28, 2017; Updated on: April 28, 2017 By Mike Ettlemyre , ETTLEMYE@cec.sc.edu, 803-777-2576 Five years ago, De’Aira Bryant couldn’t take a math course as a high school senior in rural Estill, South Carolina. There wasn’t one available. She had already taken all the math courses offered in her […]
By Carol J. Carter Originally published by the Huffington Post GlobalMindED Technology Track speaker Dr. Patty Lopez, a Computer Scientist of Latina descent, is a first generation to college student who got her Ph.D. in 1989 from New Mexico State University. Her accomplishment is extraordinary considering that Latinas hold the lowest percentage of graduate degrees […]