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‣ AWIS congratulates Nobel Prize winners Dr. Donna Strickland and Dr. Frances Arnold. “Sustainable and equitable change requires continued and conscious efforts on the part of everyone, including the Nobel Prize Committee,” said Susan Windham-Bannister, PhD.
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‣ AWIS lauds new federal requirement to report NSF-funded principal investigator or co-principal investigator’s harassment, including sexual harassment or sexual assault.
‣ Available for viewing on-demand is the AWIS panel discussing the structural issues of gender inequity in computing at the Grace Hopper Celebration.
» The Bottom Line
I’ve found the most interesting things to work on, the ones that generate new insights and lead to the most innovative approaches, are those where the edges of different disciplines meet. When they rub against each other, they reveal opportunities to solve problems.”
Marie Lynn Miranda, PhD, Howard R. Hughes Provost, Rice University, in the cover story of the fall edition of the AWIS magazine.
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