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Prof. Gloria Townsend Chairing Statewide 'Women in Computing' Conference

December 23, 2005

December 23, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Gloria Childress Townsend, professor of computer science at DePauw University, is serving as the general chair of "InWIC 2006," the Indiana Women in Computing's annual conference. The event will take place February 3-4, 2006 at the Canyon Inn, located in McCormick's Creek State Park in Spencer, Indiana.

"The conference will bring together people from industry and Indiana academic institutions. High school students are invited to attend the Saturday activities," notes the event's Web site. "Our previous CICWIC conference brought together women from Butler University, computing 1.jpgDePauw University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana University, Purdue University, and Indiana State University."

Fisayo Oluwadiya, a DePauw junior and computer science major, will make a presentation on artificial intelligence. A total of 124 women are registered for the conference.

Read more by clicking here. Earlier this month, Professor Townsend participated in a National Science Foundation workshop on Integrative Computing Education and Research (ICER) in Chicago, noted in this previous story

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