Talk: "Creating Computing Programs for Underrepresented Girls and Women"
Time: 4-6 p.m.
Date: September 26, 2017
Location: 110 Ramseyer Hall
Kimberly Scott

Kimberly Scott

The Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and The Women’s Place are hosting a talk entitled “Creating Computing Programs for Underrepresented Girls and Women” with Dr. Kimberly Scott, a professor and the founding executive director of the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology (CGEST) at Arizona State University.

Dr. Scott will discuss how to create initiatives for underrepresented girls, the accompanying challenges, and affordances in creating the nationally renowned COMPUGIRLS program. CGEST is focused on exploring, identifying, and creating innovative scholarship about underrepresented girls in STEM. Having won over $8.7 million in grant funding to support research about and programs for girls of color and digital media use, Scott was named a White House Champion of Change for STEM Access in 2014.


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