AFWA’s Women Who Count National Conference will bring together hundreds of accounting and finance professionals for three days of networking and education Continue reading Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Presents: The 2017 Women Who Count National Conference— Sign Up Now!
Renee Hall will be the first female chief of the Dallas Police Department. Continue reading Dallas Police Get First Female Chief, Making All Of Metro’s Top Lawmen Women
Syracuse University was recently named a top college for women pursuing online degrees in science, technology, engineering and math by the SR Education Group. Continue reading Syracuse University named a top performer for women in STEM online degree programs
Today, CMD-IT announced the recipient of the 2017 Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing is Manuel Perez Quinones, Associate Dean, College of Computing and Informatics and Professor, Department of Software and Information Systems, University of North Carolina, Charlotte. The Richard A. Tapia Award is awarded annually to an individual who demonstrates significant leadership, commitment and contributions to diversifying computing. Continue reading CMD-IT Announces 2017 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Manuel Perez Quinones
The Festival of Arts has offered a breathtaking showcase for artists and art lovers for over 80 years. The Festival’s prestigious juried art show includes a wide variety of media such as paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, handcrafted wood and furniture, ceramics, glass and more – all by 140 of Orange County’s finest artists. Continue reading The 85th Annual Festival of Arts Calendar is Here!
Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician who was the only woman ever to win a Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics, died on Saturday. She was 40. Continue reading Maryam Mirzakhani, Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal, Dies at 40
Google honours trailblazing art director and graphic designer Eiko Ishioka who made it big in Hollywood. Continue reading Eiko Ishioka: Japan’s ‘rebel’ artist and art director
Queen Sugar, a drama adapted by Ava DuVernay currently airing on Oprah’s OWN Network, is the most underrated story currently playing out on television. Now in its second season, Queen Sugar revolves around the three Bordelon siblings – Nova, Charley and Ralph Angel – who must best their differences and band together to run their late father’s sugarcane farm in rural St. Joseph county, Louisiana. Meanwhile, each of the Bordelons is grappling with heartbreak, betrayal and injustices from the criminal justice system, all while two families, the Boudreauxs and the Landrys, are attempting to encroach on the Bordelons’ land and take it as theirs. Continue reading Ava DuVernay Only Wanted Female Directors For ‘Queen Sugar,’ Aurora Guerrero Stepped Up
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─Diversity Career Fair Presented by Amazon is Open to the Public to Connect Attendees with Organizations Recruiting Talented, Diverse Candidates─ Continue reading Wonder Women Tech Diversity & Inclusion in STEAM Conference
June 28, 2017 COLLEGE STATION, Texas. Today, CMD-IT announced keynote speakers for the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. Themed “Diversity: Simply Smarter,” the Tapia Conference will be held September 20-23 in Atlanta Georgia. The Tapia Conference is the premier venue to bring together students, faculty, researchers and professionals from all backgrounds and ethnicities in computing to promote and celebrate diversity in computing. The Tapia Conference is sponsored by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and presented by the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT). Continue reading 2017 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference Announces Keynote Speakers