Best Practices and Future Research:  Recruitment and Retention of Women and Minorities in CS&E

a workshop delivered at CRA's Conference at Snowbird 2000
July 11, 10:30 am - noon

    Without an IT workforce that is large enough to meet both the public
    and private sectors' growing demand, and that is adept at using and
    producing information technologies, the United States risks losing the
    scientific, economic, and human resource advantages it now enjoys.
    In this respect, the underrepresentation of women and minorities in 
    computer science and engineering (CS&E) is a serious national problem.
    Efforts to address this underrepresentation have been ongoing for a 
    number of years.  This session will focus on current best practices for
    successfully recruiting and retaining faculty, students and industrial
    employees in CS&E, as well as on future research efforts in this area.
Mary Lou Soffa (University of Pittsburgh) [slides]
Al Aho (Lucent Technologies)
Baine Alexander (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Allan Fisher (Carnegie Mellon University) [slides]
Caroline Wardle (National Science Foundation) 

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