Jakita Thomas

Speaking Truth To Power: Exploring the Intersectional Experiences of Black Women in Computing Jakita Thomas Auburn University This project will examine the narratives of Black women in different computing contexts, such as the undergraduate and graduate school, workforce, graduate school, government, and academia (professors) and will contribute to a  more complex understanding of the experiences…

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Shaundra-Jakita-Wanda-Christin

Trends in Bachelor’s Degree Completion among Women of Color in Computing Shaundra Daily Duke University Jakita Thomas Auburn University Wanda Eugene DEEP Designs LLC Christin Shelton DEEP Designs LLC This study will use multiple data sources, including the Taulbee Survey, the American Society of Engineering Education, and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, to examine…

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Catherine Riegle-Crumb

The Developing Aspirations of Girls of Color Towards Computer Science: A Comparative Examination of the Role of Teachers, Peers, and STEM Stereotypes Catherine Riegle-Crumb The University of Texas at Austin  This project will examine how teachers, peers, and STEM stereotypes impact the aspirations of girls of color towards (or away from) computer science during the…

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Mia Ong

Strategies for Persistence of Native American Women in Computing and Technology Higher Education: Two Case Studies Mia Ong TERC, Inc. This project will apply frameworks of intersectionality, critical race theory, and community cultural wealth to examine two case studies from the Computing Beyond the Double Bind dataset (CBDB-CNS-11451341) to explore the persistence of Native American…

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Jaumot-Pascua, Kathy DeerInWater, Mia Ong

Native American Women and Two-Spirit Individuals in Computing Higher Education: A Photo Elicitation Study of Persistence Nuria Jaumot-Pascual TERC, Inc. Kathy DeerInWater American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Mia Ong TERC, Inc.   This study will examine landscape data and trends on participation of Native American (American Indian/Alaska Native) and two-spirit individuals in computing…

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Linda Sax-Kate Lehman-Sarah Rodriguez-Jones-Daisy Ramirez

A Mixed Methods Study of the Experiences of Undergraduate Latina Students in Computing Linda Sax University of California, Los Angeles Kate Lehman University of California, Los Angeles Sarah Rodriguez BRAID Affiliate Daisy Ramirez University of California, Los Angeles This research study will conduct a quantitative and qualitative analysis of Latina student experiences at the point…

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Laura Gonzalez, Dr. Joy Robinson, Clarissa San Diego, Dr. Ann Shivers-McNair

Building a Collaborative Network to Support WOC in UX/UI Laura Gonzalez University of Texas at El Paso Dr. Joy Robinson University of Alabama-Huntsville Clarissa San Diego Makerologist Dr. Ann Shivers-McNair The University of Arizona This project will introduce bilingual and multilingual women of color students from The University of Texas at El Paso to user-experience…

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Rati Thanawala

A Leadership Academy for Women of Color in Tech Rati Thanawala Harvard University This project will explore the experiences of 40+ successful women of color in tech to identify unique strategies, or levers of success, which will accelerate career advancement in tech. The project will then culminate with a Technology Leadership Academy for women of…

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Luis Leyva

Intersectionality as a Methodological Tool for Understanding Undergraduate Women of Color’s Experiences as Computing and Engineering Majors Luis Leyva Vanderbilt University This project conceptualizes intersectionality as a methodological tool for better understanding the experiences of women of color (WOC) pursuing majors in computing and engineering (C&E).  A three-tiered analytical framework will be used to capture…

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