Students from Shanghai Jiaotong University have been named the 2010 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Champions. Moscow State University, National Taiwan University, and Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University followed in the second, third and fourth ranked positions, with all four teams being honored with Gold status recognition. [more]
The 10th Annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) has opened its Call for Participation. The annual conference is the world's largest gathering of women in computing. The Grace Hopper Celebration will take place from September 29 to October 2, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Georgia. This year's theme, "Collaborating Across Boundaries," recognizes the significant role women play in using technology to work together across various borders including gender, scientific, social, geographical, racial and political.
The submission deadline is March 16. Notifications on the submission status will be sent out by May 18. For more information, please visit the submissions page.
Congratulations to ACM-W travel scholarship recipient Tasneem Kaochar, University of Arizona, who received the Best Presentation Award at the IJCAI 2011 workshop on Agents Learning Interactively from Human Teachers (ALIHT), which concluded this past weekend. The conference was held in Barcelona. Tasneem's travel was supported by three sources: The ACM-W (ACM's Women In Computing) travel ... [more
I just returned from Bangalore after attending the first Grace Hopper Conference (GHC) in India organized by the US based non-profit Anita Borg Institute of Women and Technology (ABI). This conference is a celebration of women in technology, a conference to discuss woman's role in technical workforce and find solutions to the challenges faced by women in the technical workforce owing to which ... [more
Our own Elaine Weyuker has been named as a Presidential Award winner by ACM President Dame Wendy Hall. She is cited "For her tireless efforts in the development and growth of the ACM Women's Council. Under her guidance, she built a network of enthusiastic volunteers to help propel ACM-W forward, in the process creating many new ideas for activities, awards, and scholarships to cultivate and ... [more