Diversity at Georgia Tech


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Director: Dr. Maureen Biggers
School of Interactive Computing
Computing Research Diversity Lab
Sr. Research Scientist
Georgia Institute of Technology


The Diversity Lab focuses on creating and assessing initiatives to broaden participation in computing at all levels of the educational pipeline. Specific focus is on underrepresented talent: women and minorities.

Current Projects

NSF STARS Alliance (co-PI)
NSF Alliance for the Advancement of African-American REserachers in Computing(A4RC)- Project Manager for Alliance
NSF C-Path: CPATH EAE: Extending Contextualized Computing in Multiple Institutions Using Threads (co-PI)
NSF Alliance GA Computes! (co-PI)
NSF ITWF Collaborative Research: Increasing the Representation of Undergraduate Women and Minorities in Computer Science (co-PI)
Student Perceptions of Computer Science: A Retention Study Comparing Graduating Seniors v.s. CS Leavers (paper accepted for SIGCSE 2008: 'http://db.grinnell.edu/sigcse/sigcse2008/Program/Program.asp' (search by author)
Works in Progress

October 2007 Grace Hopper Workshop on Retaining Women in Computing (co-presenter: Joanne Cohoon) Retention final Biggers Cohoon.ppt

Biggers and Cohoon: Departmental assessment worksheet: To what extent is your department using best practices for retaining women in computing? GH Retention Assessment and Goals Sheet Final.doc