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12th Women in Machine Learning Workshop (WiML 2017) – Call for Participation

Women in Machine Learning presents a workshop for underrepresented minorities and undergraduates interested in machine learning research. The workshop will focus on female presenters, and include opportunities such as mentoring sessions and career advice tables. Registration is open until November. Dates: December 4–7, 2017, co-located with NIPS, Long Beach, California, US Read more here  

An Interview with Elaine Chew

Interview by Jyoti Narang Apr 5, 2017 Photo (above): From right to left, Elaine Chew and Jyoti Narang. Photo by Anna Xambó at Georgia Tech. A few words about Elaine: Elaine Chew is Professor of Digital Media in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London, where she is…
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How Women Mentors Make a Difference in Engineering – The Atlantic

This article presents research on the importance of women mentors for female engineering undergraduates. Preserving belonging and confidence appear to be critical aspects for a successful engineering career. Read more here  

How the University of Connecticut Doubled the Number of Women Majoring in Engineering – IEEE

This article explains the example of the University of Connecticut on how to succeed in increasing the number of women in engineering undergraduate programs. It is basically about offering programs that connect female K-12 students with female engineering undergraduates. Read more here

Georgia Tech Students Develop Stempower to Mentor Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Girls in STEM – Georgia Tech News Center

The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology at Georgia Tech has launched Stempower, a new outreach initiative. Stempower is a mentoring program that connects Georgia Tech women students to forth and fifth-grade girls by meeting and encouraging them to explore STEM. You can get in touch if interested in becoming a mentor.…
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