In this month’s Resource Highlight, we look at AccessComputing: Internship Program for Students with a Disability. Read more to learn how to include this resource in your BPC plan activities!
AccessComputing has published a list of webinars available to organizations, departments and institutions covering how to welcome and include accessibility for students who identify as disabled within the context of your organization.
Richard E. Ladner, Principal Investigator of AccessComputing, writes an article on the status of persons with disabilities in the computer science pipeline. The barriers in data collection on persons with disabilities within the computer science pipeline is discussed in detail, as is the status of disabled persons within K-12 Education, undergraduate and graduate education, and the professions.
Applications are now open for the 2021 CRA-WP Graduate Cohort Workshops: The 2021 Grad Cohort for Women and the Grad Cohort for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Leadership Skills (IDEALS Workshop)
CRA-WP announced the renaming of the Grad Cohort for URMD Workshop to the Grad Cohort for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Leadership Skills, the IDEALS Workshop. This renaming decision was based upon community discussions on the use of the acronym and term “URM” when discussing groups underrepresented in computing.
An updated version of the Statistics & Data Hub on BPCnet was released last November. This newly released version of the app includes the ability to generative interactive plot visualizations based on user specified settings.
Earlier this month, the National Science Foundation’s Computer and Science and Engineering (CISE) Community released the first edition of the brand new CISE Newsletter.
Recently, Margaret Martonosi, Assistant Director for the NSF Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), recorded a message explaining the importance of Departmental BPC Plans.
This past summer, the Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions (CAHSI) piloted a virtual Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). This article explores expanding the pipeline and the development of computing researchers.