Women

IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics Spotlight Paper

CS Professors Alla Sheffer and Holger Hoos' paper, "Filling Your Shelves: Synthesizing Diverse Style-Preserving Artifact Arrangements", is chosen as the Novermber 2014 spoltight paper by IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.  See here for more details. 

Site Categories Research Women

CS Department Head Anne Condon Wins 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration Technical Leadership ABIE Award

Computer Science Department Head Anne Condon is the recipient of the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration Technical Leadership ABIE Award. The award recognizes female computer scientists who "demonstrate leadership through their contributions to technology and achievements in increasing the impact of women on technology." Besides being the NSERC/GM Chair for Women in Science and Engineering from 2004-2009, Anne is also the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of her academic leadership and contribution to recruiting and supporting women in Computer Science.

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CS Professor Gail Murphy Receives 2014 UW CSE Alumni Achievement Award

UBC Faculty of Science Associate Dean and Computer Science Professor Gail Murphy is a recipient of the 2014 University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering Alumni Achievement Award.  

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Susannah Kirby Receives 2014 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Susannah Kirby, a student in the Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) program, has been selected as a recipient of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for 2014.  Susannah is one of five Canadian recipients who will receive a scholarship of $5,000 and is invited to attend the Scholars' Retreat at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA. 

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UBC CS Alumna Shahrzad Rafati Named Top Tech CEO of the Year

UBC CS Alumna and CEO of BroadbandTV Shahrzad Rafati is named Executive of the Year by the judging committee of nextMEDIA Digi Awards.  The Award recognizes Canada's brightest innovators in the media sector and Rafati is the first female to win the Award. Rafati was also named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women by Women's Executive Network in the Sun Life Financial Arts and Communications category.

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Women in CS End of Term Dinner

Date: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

We hope you're having a good last few days of classes. As a small end of term celebration FoWCS is having a computer science ladies dinner at Mahoney's on campus this Thursday!

This a great opportunity to get together with friends, meet new ones in classes or research and to share your interests with other great women.

So come out for some delicious food and hang out with some great company.

When: Nov. 28th at 6:30 pm
Where: Mahoney and Sons, 5990 University Blvd.

Please rsvp here so we know how many tables to reserve.

Science: The Gender Dimension

Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2013 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Come explore with us as we discuss challenges and opportunities for women in STEM careers

Moyra Ditchfield Receives 2013 UBC President's Staff Award


CS Operations Manager Moyra Ditchfield

UBC Computer Science Director of Facilities Moyra Ditchfield is the recipient of the prestigious UBC President's Staff Award.  The award recognizes her leadership in the Computer Science Department and the wider UBC community, as well as her personal achievements and contributions to the vision and goals of the University. UBC has over 6,700 staff and only 10 President's Staff Awards are given out each year.

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CS Alumnae Juanita Lohmeyer Receives UBC Alumni Achievement Award


CS Alumnae Juanita Lohmeyer

UBC Computer Science Alumnae Juanita Lohmeyer is one of six recipients of the 2013 UBC Alumni Achievement Volunteer Leadership Award.  Juanita has been a mentor in the Computer Science Tri-mentoring Program for the past decade and has participated in numerous student development activities as panelist, speaker and facilitator.  She also coaches the UBC Executive MBA Program. 

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Gail Murphy Named Top 10 Women in Technology


CS Prof Gail Murphy

UBC Computer Science Professor and co-founder and CSO of Tasktop Technologies Gail Murphy is named Top 10 Women in Technology by BC Tech Magazine.  As a leading researcher on software evolution and tools, Gail is able to lead Tasktop Technologies to become a world leader in the softw

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