Front Page Archive: 2017–2018

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Spring 2018

April 16th, 2018

Professor Lenore Blum received a 2018 Women of Spirit Award! The awards, presented by Carlow University at the Carnegie Music Hall, honor achievements and strong commitment to values, leadership, and innovation. The award is given annually to women leaders who have been recognized for their professional and personal leadership and their service to others.

April 2nd, 2018

Women@SCS hosted the February Student Faculty Lunch on Monday, February 26th, with Dilsun Kaynar,who is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Computer Science Department at SCS. She teaches 15-150, an introductory functional programming course that all CS majors and minors take, and also does research in formal methods, verification, security, and programming languages.

February 19th, 2018

Join us on Thursday Feb 15 at 4:30pm in GHC 4405 to hear from our female SCS graduates about their graduate student experience! All questions are welcome, and this is a great opportunity for undergraduates to learn more about what is it like to be a graduate student or why they should go to grad school.

February 4th, 2018

PAESMEM (Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring) wrote a profile on Professor Lenore Blum recently. The profile describes Lenore's groundbreaking work to encourage young girls and women to pursue STEM. The article also mentions Women@SCS, which was founded by Lenore Blum and Carol Frieze to expand opportunities for women in computer science at Carnegie Mellon. Read the full profile at!

Fall 2017

November 22nd, 2017

This semester, we started Women@SCS's first Student Faculty Lunch series. The program brings together undergraduate students, graduate students, and a professor each month for lunch at a nearby restaurant, with the goal of encouraging conversations between students and faculty, and providing students with additional mentorship and learning opportunities. Featured guests so far have included Professors Siddhartha Srinivasa, Jean Yang, and Jennifer Mankoff.