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IEEE Computer Society Diversity and Inclusion Fund

“The 75th anniversary has provided an excellent opportunity not only to reflect on our past, but also to envision the future of the Computer Society,” said the President of the IEEE Computer Society. Forrest shull. “We are committed to taking action now to benefit how the organization grows and serves its increasingly diverse membership community. “

Supporting projects and programs that have a positive impact on diversity, equity and inclusion across the IT community, the project will create programs and activities that will help women, blacks, indigenous people, people of color (BIPOC) and people from under-represented regions. These activities may include, but are not limited to, solution-focused roundtables addressing issues related to the diversity of the IT workforce, webinars on the significant technical contributions of under-represented groups to our profession, and mentoring programs for people just starting out in their careers.

Individual and team proposals are welcome and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year. For more information please contact [email protected] help.

“Computer Society volunteers do a lot of work supporting diversity and inclusion efforts, and we look forward to learning how we can help amplify and expand these activities to benefit even more people.” “, said Leïla De Floriani, Founding Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and 2020 Chair of the IEEE CS.

Learn more about the new fund, how to donate and how to present a new program or activity that the fund can support. Individual and team proposals are welcome and are reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

For more information please contact [email protected] for assistance.

Learn more about the program at IEEE CS Diversity and Inclusion. The target date for the first round of submissions is October 15, 2021; submissions will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

About the IEEE Computer Society

The IEEE Computer Society is the global home of computing, engineering, and technology. A global leader in access to computer science research, analysis and information, the IEEE Computer Society offers a comprehensive range of unmatched products, services and opportunities for individuals at all stages of their life. professional career. Known as the premier organization that empowers people who drive technology, the IEEE Computer Society offers international conferences, peer-reviewed publications, a unique digital library, and training programs. Visit computer.org for more information.

SOURCE IEEE Computer Society