This year, Computer Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Emily Hand developed an award to recognize the contributions of graduate students in the department who strive to foster inclusive practices in the College and across campus. The International Women’s Day Award for Inclusive Practices provides a $500 prize, as well as a plaque.
“The goal of the award is to create more incentive for students and faculty to develop a more inclusive environment,” Hand said. “This is important because computer science is not a very diverse field, and we want to change that.”
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