EECS Diversity Activities, Fall 2008

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Past Spring 2008 Events

September 4, 2008
Reception for EECS freshmen and new transfer women
Big/Little Sister Mentoring Program
Moore Room Courtyard

September 9, 2008
Joseph Hellerstein Fundamentals of Applying to Graduate School
Professor Joe Hellerstein
277 Cory Hall

Refreshments! courtesy of Intel
Co-sponsored by IEEE and HKN

September 10, 2008
Reception Honoring Graduate Diversity
Graduate Diversity Program
Toll Room, Alumni House

September 11, 2008
Amin Vahdat Why Go to Graduate School and How to Get into the Program of your Dreams
Professor Amin Vahdat (EECS alumnus), CS Department, UC San Diego
310 Soda Hall

September 10-11, 2008
TechLeaders: Realizing Your Vision for Women of Color
The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
Google, Mountain View

EECS students Shana-Shaye Forbes, Dr. Farhana Sheikh, and Jiening Zhan will attend.

September 16, 2008
Welcome Reception for all College of Engineering women students
Hearst Mining Building

September 18, 2008
Angela Sasse Can using technology as a "barrier" solve security problems?
Professor Angela Sasse
Head of Human Centered Systems, University College London

531 Cory Hall

September 26, 2008
The School to Work Transition
Dr. Karen Lemay, Ph.D.
EECS, Quality & Reliability Engineer, Intel
380 Cory Hall

WICSE-AWE Mentoring Lunch sponsored by Intel

October 1, 2008
Sheila Humphrys Graduate Fellowships and Financial Aid: $ for Scholars
A Panel Discussion with EECS Students and Sheila Humphreys
277 Cory Hall

Wednesday - Saturday
October 1-4, 2008
Grace Hopper Poster 2008 Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference
Boulder, Colorado

EECS Students Shana Shaye Forbes, Katya Govina, Bonnie Zhu, Ana Chang and Isabelle Stanton will attend.

Sunday - Tuesday
October 5-7, 2008
Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position: A Workshop for Women in Science & Engineering
Rice University, Houston Texas

October 24, 2008
12-1 pm
Google WICSE Lunch: Building Relationships & Making Impact
380 Soda Hall

November 8, 2008
Northern California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education
An all day forum for students interested in graduate school at UC Berkeley.

November 13, 2008
4:30 pm
Finding a Summer Research Job
Speakers: Sheila Humphreys, Elisa Lewis, Angela Hsueh, Cesar Julaton, Numa Perez
405 Soda Hall
November 20, 2008
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Undergraduate Research Poster Session
EECS Intel Research Posters: Angela Hsueh, Cesar Julaton, Numa Perez
Hearst Mining Lobby
November 21, 2008
12 noon
Oracle Mentoring Lunch with Women Students, AWE and WICSE
380 Soda Hall
December 5, 2008
Deadline for: The 2009 Google Workshop for (Graduate Student) Women Engineers
A workshop for up to 75 female computer scientists will be selected to attend a 3 day all-expenses paid workshop at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California January 22 - 25, 2009. This special workshop will include technical talks and career workshops, tours of the Googleplex, and the opportunity to meet with Google engineers. Apply online:

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