November Guest Speaker: Dr Joanne Altee, Professor of Computer Science

The next meeting of C.F.U.W.-Stratford Club will be Tuesday, November 22nd at University of Waterloo, Stratford Campus.  The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m.  The Guest speaker will be Dr. Joanne Altee.

jmatlee-191x265

Dr. Joanne Altee is a Professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.  Her research is in software engineering specializing in the “engineering” of safety-critical software, including automotive software and autonomous driving.  Dr. Altee is currently the Director of Women in Computer Science at U.W., providing leadership and directions for efforts to increase diversity in the School.  This includes outreach educational events, technical workshops, female-friendly learning environments and labs, community building and networking and mentoring activities for female CS students.  It also includes providing guidance on avoiding conscious and unconscious bias against women in School policies, procedures and activities.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s