Information for Cohort 2 will be available in July, 2021

Undergraduate computing departments have long suffered from issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). However, there has been, to date, no large-scale effort that focuses on addressing issues of systemic racism and bias that directly impact not only students from minoritized groups, but also faculty (as issues of race, gender, and intersectionality impact hiring, promotion, and tenure decisions).

The Cultural Competence in Computing (3C) Fellows Program is a five-month, cohort-based professional development program where university teams of faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students work to develop/improve cultural competence – a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations – as well as utilize these competencies to affect their home institutions. Participants will engage in the following activities:

FAQ

Review the Fellows FAQ, which answers a number of questions about participation.

Welcome Cohort 1 Participants!

We are so excited to welcome our inaugural cohort from over 67 organizations spanning 4 countries! We've curated a number of sessions, activities, and material that will help you along this journey. Below is our current schedule of events. Each session is from 12-2pm EST and includes guest speakers in the first hour and targeted activities/discussions in the second hour that dive deeper into each of the topics below.

Session Schedule

Rules of Engagement

All sessions will abide by the rules of engagement, to ensure a safe space for learning and growing.


Participants should plan to implement activities in Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 semesters, and participate in at least one follow-up activity in Spring 2022.