Ingrid Russell, professor of computer science, was an invited speaker on three panels over the last year. The panels were sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Computing Research Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W). Two of the panels titled ‘Ensuring your Visibility’ and ‘Strategies to Help Promotion to Full Professor’ were part of a workshop held at the Willard Hotel in Washington DC, November 19-20, 2016. The goal of the workshop was to help the careers of women in computing and to provide critical mentoring and advice to promote the advancement of mid-career women in academia, industry and research labs. Russell’s co-panelists on the first panel were Ayanna Howard, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Georgia Tech, and Amanda Stent, research scientist at Bloomberg. Russell’s co-panelists on the second panel were Ellen Walker, chair of computer science and associate dean at Hiram College, and Andrea Lynn Stein, professor of computer and cognitive science and a special advisor to the Provost at the Olin College of Engineering.
Russell was also an invited speaker on a panel titled "Finding the Right Job," also sponsored by NSF and CRA-W. The panel was aimed at graduate students in computing and was part of a workshop co-located with the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest group on Computer Science Education’s Technical symposium, held March 8-11, 2017 in Seattle, Wash.