ACM-W NA Profiles: Laura Jiang
Lauren Jiang is a student at Oregon State university. How did you come to computing? What was the “spark” that got you interested? Honestly, I chose computer science as a major on a whim when it came time to finally decide on my major prior to first-time class registration. I was really nervous and honestly, […]
ACM-W NA Profiles: Karina Figueroa
Dra. Karina Mariela Figueroa Mora es profesora e investigadora de la Facultad de Ciencias Físico-Matemáticas de la Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo. Sus áreas de interés son algoritmos en general, recuperación de información, bases de datos métricas, así como desarrollo de software para la enseñanza de las matemáticas. Dr. Karina Mariela Figueroa Mora […]
NCWIT’s Longitudinal Educational Pathway Programs in Computing
Computing is one of the most powerful and influential fields shaping society today. Yet women (diverse in race/ethnicity, class, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other historically marginalized identities) are all but absent. This underrepresentation significantly impedes women’s participation and influence as innovators, leaders and researchers shaping the future. Launched in 2004 with […]
ACM-W NA Profiles: Sydney O’Connor
Sydney O’Connor, a fifth year student at the University Of Cincinnati and president of the school’s ACM-W chapter talks about her path to computing, her inspirations, firmware development, and why it’s important to find community in computing.
ACM-W NA Profiles: Clara Yuan
Clara Yuan is a senior research science lead at Convoy Inc, a digital freight network startup. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Tech. She has a bright intensity that she brings to everything from the world of transportation to her dog, Donut.
ACM-W NA Profiles: Lillian Petersen
Lillian Petersen is a young researcher and the winner of the 2019-20 of the ACM/CSTA Cutler Bell Prize for creating a tool to help aid organizations increase food security in sub-Saharan Africa. She has been doing a research project every year since 7th grade on topics ranging from predicting weather patterns to studying cancer.
ACM-W NA Profiles: Saiph Savage
Saiph Savage, one of MIT’s 2018 Latin American Innovators Under 35, talks about how she got into computing, her work studying the intersection between tech and activism, and what work she’s most excited about right now.