Virtual Tapia Conference

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
10:00 am
 – Saturday, September 19, 2020
1:00 pm

The ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference brings together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to celebrate the diversity that exists in computing; connect with others with common backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, and gender so as to create communities that extend beyond the conference; obtain advice from and make contacts with computing leaders in academia and industry; be inspired by great presentations and conversations with leaders with common backgrounds.

Please stop by our virtual career fair booth to meet the following I School faculty and students:

  • Wednesday, September 16, 10:30 am – 3 pm
  • Thursday, September 17, 10:30 am – 6 pm
  • Friday, September 18, 10:30 am – 2 pm Pacific Time

Assistant Adjunct Professor Michael Rivera will be at our booth on Wednesday, September 16, 11 am – 12 pm, Thursday, September 17, 5–6 pm, and Friday, September 18, 12:30–1:30 pm. He teaches Research Design and Applications for Data and Analysis (W201). His research interests include immigration policy, political representation, race & ethnic politics, and American voter behavior. He is especially interested in how campaigns and non-partisan groups can use data science to increase turnout among minority and low propensity voters.

Sneha Chowdhary, MIMS ’21, will be at our booth on Wednesday from 10:30am-12pm, Thursday from 1-3pm, and Friday, from 12-2pm. She graduated from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology with a B.S. in computer science engineering. During the summer, Sneha interned as a UX product manager at the Adobe Experience Platform. 

Jennifer Momoh, MIMS ’20, will be at our booth on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12-2pm. She graduated from the University of Port-Harcourt with a B.S. in physics electronics. Currently, Jennifer is a fellow at the Center for Technology, Society, and Policy exploring machine learning libraries and identifying their capabilities. 

Bowen Wei, MIMS ’21, will be at our booth on Wednesday from 12:00-1:30pm, and  Thursday from 3-4pm. She graduated from the National University of Singapore with a B.A. in computing and information systems. During the summer, Bowen interned as a UX designer at Electronic Arts.

Carissa Yao, MIMS ’21, will be at our booth on Wednesday, September 16, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Thursday, September 17, 4–6 pm, and Friday, September 18, 12–2 pm. Carissa graduated with a B.A. in Russian history and economics from Bryn Mawr College. She is a graduate fellow at Data Peer Consulting, DCDSS. Carissa is passionate about using technologies to help people live better lives and create equitable, user-centered products in a fair, inclusive society.

Last updated:

September 14, 2020