Alliance for Identity-Inclusive Computing Education Hosts In-Person Community Meeting, Setting the Stage for Year 3
2023 Community Meeting Summary
The Alliance for Identity-Inclusive Computing Education (AiiCE) recently held its first hybrid Community Meeting at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel Raleigh-Durham. The hybrid event, held on June 8, focused on reviewing Y2 activities, identifying concerns/challenges, and preparing for Y3 across all AiiCE Community Members.
The meeting brought together 46 attendees, including the Student Advisory Board, External Advisory Board, External Evaluators, Steering Committee, Backbone, Member Organizations, Strategic Partners, NSF INCLUDES Program Officers and the Duke University Development Team. This amazing group represented the expertise and perspectives that comprise the AiiCE community. Lightning Talks shared updates on all AiiCE projects, including progress achieved and future directions.
Featured presentations included Dr. Valerie Barr (Bard College) on the Longitudinal Degree Completion App and Dr. Sonia Koshy (Kapor Center) on the Shared Measures Dashboard. These tools showcase AiiCE's commitment to data-driven decision-making. Dr. Montrischa Williams (AIR) also shared external evaluator observations and recommendations to ensure the impact and effectiveness of AiiCE programs.
Collaborative sessions included discussions on proposed amendments to the Constitution & Bylaws, allowing the community to provide feedback and suggestions to ensure that the governing documents align with the evolving needs and aspirations of the AiiCE community.
The event concluded with a renewed sense of excitement and momentum for the future of AiiCE and served as a valuable opportunity to connect, learn, and share ideas. It set the stage for Year 3, laying the foundation for continued growth and impact in identity-inclusive computing education.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 2118453. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation