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Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women of Color in Tech: Day 1

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The second of four regional workshops to learn more about increasing recruitment, retention, and advancement of women of color in tech.

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The Committee on Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women of Color in Tech is hosting the second of four regional workshops to learn more about evidence-based, effective programs, models, and practices that academic institutions, employers, and individuals can implement to increase the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women of color in tech.

This virtual workshop will take place over two days. Day 1 will feature a keynote address and panel on the following topics:

DAY 1: April 7: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Keynote Address

  • Shirley Malcom, Ph.D., Head of Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Retention of Women of Color Students in Tech: An MSI Perspective

  • Gloria Washington, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science, Howard University
  • Monique Ross, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Information Sciences and STEM Transformation Institute, Florida International University
  • Raquel Hill, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of Computer and Information Sciences, Spelman College

There will also be time at the end of the each session for questions for the speakers from the committee, and audience members.

To also register for Day 2, Please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-the-underrepresentation-of-women-of-color-in-tech-day-2-tickets-100566254374

Please join us virtually at www.nas.edu/cwsem.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

At the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine (CWSEM) coordinates, monitors, and advocates action to increase the participation of women in science and engineering. The committee collects and disseminates information on the education and employment of women scientists and engineers, and recommends ways to enhance women’s advancement in the fields of science, engineering, and medicine. Established in 1990 as CWSE, the committee expanded its scope in 2007 to include medicine.

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