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The blog of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing

August 5, 2019
Lien Diaz is a native of El Paso who was visiting her hometown when terror struck the city. Here are her thoughts.
July 19, 2019
Summer is perfect for playing at the pool, eating popsicles, and playing outside, but it’s also a great opportunity to engage kids with computer science concepts. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite computing activities that parents, teachers, camp counselors, and more can implement into the day.
July 18, 2019
I’ve attended the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Conference almost every year for the last ten years and was so pleased to see the largest attendance to date at this year’s conference in Phoenix, AZ.
May 24, 2019
The school year is wrapping up, which means that we are finishing out year one as Constellations Fellows. Phew, what a ride it has been. A ride we wouldn’t trade for anything. However, we would be lying if we didn’t say that this first year has been a breeze.
May 17, 2019
There are some days that are just special. Lien Diaz reflects on one of her favorite days from this past school year.
March 27, 2019
Constellations Fellow, Shana White, shares her recent leadership experiences and thoughts on why more people of color and women are needed in decision-making positions in education for long-lasting, systemic change.
March 7, 2019
Even though numerous initiatives have been created over the past decade to expand access to computer science education, it still matters where you send your child to school.
March 4, 2019
SIGCSE convenes the top computer science education researchers and practitioners in the world annually to share the latest pedagogy in the field and bring CS education innovations directly into the classroom. The Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech took on a leading role in the 2019 symposium, as well as its sister conference, Respect 2019, in advancing solutions to increasing minority and female participation in CS education.