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Category – Diversity

Artemis Project Alum Nirva LaFortune Advocates For Her Community On The Providence City Council

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Click the links that follow for more content about The Artemis Project or diversity and inclusion at Brown CS.More than two decades ago, students in Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) founded The Artemis Project, a free, five-week summer program for rising ninth-grade girls. Their goal was to enhance the …

Meta-TA Zach Kirschenbaum Helps Represent Brown CS At The Out For Undergraduate Tech Conference

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Click the link that follows for more Brown CS content about diversity and inclusion.Zach Kirschenbaum (he/him), a junior CS concentrator at Brown University, doesn't even remember how he found out about the Out for Undergrad (O4U) Tech conference, which is designed to help high-achieving LGBTQ undergrads in software development and …

Laura Dobler Has Been Named An Office Of Institutional Diversity And Inclusion Administrative Fellow

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A staff member in Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received an honor that will provide her with additional skills and resources to continue her work with diversity and inclusion. Financial and Outreach Coordinator Laura Dobler has been named one of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion's …

Stefanie Tellex And Baxter Provide Local Kids With A Glimpse Of The Future Of Robotics

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Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) was in good company as Wheeler School's 2016 N-12 Fox Family Speaker. "Last year's speaker was world-renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall," says Nupur Shridhar, Director of Wheeler's Design-Innovate-Build Lab. "How could we possibly top that? Well, with an up-and-coming …

RI Robot Block Party Returns On April 30

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The robots return! Rhode Island Robot Block Party will take place on Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Pizzitola Sports Center (235 Hope Street).Rhode Island Robot Block Party, an expo founded by the Rhode Island Students of the Future in partnership with the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative …

Brown CS Student Tiffany Chen Is Named A Changemaker Fellow

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Tiffany Chen, a Brown CS undergraduate student, has just been named a Changemaker Fellow by Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) in Providence, RI. She was honored at a ceremony held on October 5, 2016, at SEG’s co-working space, the SEG Hub, along with nine other recipients of the Changemaker Fellowship.The Changemaker Fellowship is …