News for International Women's Day

Monday, March 7, 2022

Computer science professor Jo Atlee receives 2022 ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award

Jo Atlee

Jo Atlee, director of Women in Computer Science, has received the 2022 ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award, an honour bestowed for her sustained and outstanding service to the software engineering community and for enabling an equitable, diverse and inclusive research environment in software engineering worldwide.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Master’s student Cheryl Lao receives 2022 Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship

Cheryl Lao

Cheryl Lao, a master’s student at the Cheriton School of Computer Science, is one of 16 recipients across North America and one of four from Canada to receive a 2022 Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship. As a recipient of this prestigious award, she will receive $10,000 USD for education expenses and a year-long Adobe Creative Cloud subscription.

Monday, January 10, 2022

Leading the Way: New Barji and Gulab Scholarship for Women in Computer Science Launches in 2022

Barji and Gulab

A few years ago, one of Trisha Kothari’s sisters asked their aging grandmother a thought-provoking question: “If you were reborn into our generation, what would you do with your life?”

Their grandmother, Barji, who had grown up in India at a time when women had few rights and even fewer opportunities, wasted no time answering.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Math alum Lisa Bentley shares story of being an athlete with cystic fibrosis

Lisa Bentley

Faculty of Mathematics alum Lisa Bentley (BMath’ 92) has penned a special editorial for Waterloo Magazine, in which she describes being a high-calibre triathlete with cystic fibrosis (CF).

Bentley says that while CF made her training and competing difficult, it also provided a kind of motivation.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Meet Kirsten Morris, 2021-22 Faculty of Mathematics Research Chair

Kirsten Morris

Each year the Faculty of Mathematics awards research chairs to exceptional faculty members. Kirsten Morris, a professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics, was one of the recipients for 2021-22. 

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