Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT
Fostering Innovation Through Inclusion
Our vision is to contribute to the national need for an effective workforce in computing and IT through synergistic activities related to minorities and people with disabilities.
CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing
The Tapia Conference, created to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities.
Diversifying LEAdership in the Professoriate (LEAP) Alliance
The goal of the Diversifying LEAdership in the Professoriate (LEAP) Alliance, is to address the broadening participation challenge of increasing the diversity of the future leadership.
It is well known that mentoring activities are critical for successful promotions in the professoriate. Such activities are especially needed for ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.
Student Professional Develop Workshops provide undergraduate and masters level computer science students with the unique opportunity to receive coaching and development from Industry professionals.