Students Attend Tri-State Women in Computer Conference
This past weekend, Dr. Jaimie Kelley and Dr. Thomas Bressoud took four students - Lauren Robbins, Alivia Tacheny, Katie Masell, and Khue Le - to the Tri-State Women in Computing Conference held on the University of Cincinnati campus. Throughout the conference, students had the opportunity to network during social events, attend panels on graduate school and obtaining a first job, and engage with active research talks. This regional celebration of women in computing featured three distinguished speakers from industry, academia, and The New York Times bestsellers list. Liza Mundy opened the conference with the story behind Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II. Saturday morning, students listened as Qi Han, Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Colorado School of Mines, talked about wireless sensor networks and how these enable environmental research. Wendy Lea closed TRIWiC with a conversation about her journey in engineering a startup-friendly environment in Cincinnati as CEO of Cintrifuse. TRIWiC was sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery - Women (ACM-W).