NCWIT Conversations for Change with Dr. Lien Diaz: Promoting Equity in Computer Science Education

Date: December 8, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time

Location: Online

Conversations for Change

Join Dr. Lien Diaz as she presents “Promoting Equity in Computer Science Education.” Come learn about Lien’s journey and the lessons that have led to her work on challenging the status quo and broadening participation in computer science education, including her work with the Constellation Center which she founded in order to advance equitable computer science education through a comprehensive approach. Go here to register for this free event.

Dr. Lien Diaz is a founding director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech. Bringing an essential core foundation of equity in access and opportunity to computer science (CS) education, her role as Director of Educational Innovation and Leadership establishes the Constellations Center as a leader in expanding CS education through an equitable and comprehensive approach. Her professional experiences span more than twenty-five years, focusing on STEM and CS education. She was a Principal Investigator on the Broadening Participation in CS Collaborative Research grant funded by the National Science Foundation to develop the new Advanced Placement CS Principles course. Lien’s work is motivated by challenging the status quo to change perspectives of CS education and make transparent the educational issues that must be addressed to obtain equity in school systems across the country.

About NCWIT Conversations for Change
Get ready for conversations, Q&As, on-demand videos, and more! Fully immerse yourself in research-based recommendations and peer-to-peer discussions to further your efforts in creating inclusive cultures.

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