In response to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate’s recently announced CSGrad4US Fellowship program, the Computing Research Association’s Education (CRA-E) and Widening Participation (CRA-WP) committees are working to develop a CSGrad4US Mentoring Program for recipients of the CSGrad4US Fellowship.
The Computing Research Association (CRA) and Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently announced a new Computing Innovation Fellows (CIFellows) cohort for 2021. This program aims to provide career-enhancing bridge experiences for recent and soon-to-be PhD graduates in computing to support the computing research pipeline.
Recently, the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT’s (CMD-IT) Diversifying Future Leadership in the Professoriate (FLIP) Alliance, was renamed the LEAP Alliance. This change reflects the vision of diversifying the LEAdership in the Professoriate.
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.