CRA-WP Anita Borg Early Career Award (BECA)

Nominations for the Anita Borg Early Career Award are now open! The award honors the late Anita Borg, who was an early member of CRA-WP and is inspired by her commitment to increasing the participation of women in computing research.

Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for nomination, the nominee must be an individual who identifies as a woman, in the computer science and engineering field, who has:
  • made significant research contributions,
  • had a positive and significant impact on advancing women and diversity in the computing research community,
  • is relatively early-career (at most 8 years post Ph.D. on or after January 1 of the year of award) faculty member or researcher in an industry or government lab, and
  • is affiliated with an institution, industry lab, or government lab in the United States, its territories, or Canada.

Detailed information about the award and nomination submission can be found at https://bit.ly/BECA21  – Deadline March 31, 2021

CRA-WP Skip Ellis Early Career Award (SEECA)

CRA-WP is excited to launch the second cycle of its newest award, the Skip Ellis Early Career Award. The award recognizes outstanding scientists and engineers in computing who identify as a member of a group underrepresented in computing (African-American, Latinx, Native American/First Peoples, and/or people with disabilities).

Eligibility Requirments: To be eligible for nomination, the nominee must be an individual who identifies as a member of an underrepresented group (African-American, Latinx, Native American/First Peoples, and/or People with Disabilities) in the computer science and engineering field, who has:
  • made significant research contributions,
  • had a positive and significant impact on advancing women and diversity in the computing research community,
  • is relatively early-career (at most 8 years post Ph.D. on or after January 1 of the year of award) faculty member or researcher in an industry or government lab, and
  • is affiliated with an institution, industry lab, or government lab in the United States, its territories, or Canada.

Detailed information about the award and nomination submission can be found at https://bit.ly/SEECA21 – Deadline March 31, 2021

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