News

2013

October:  Research accepted into the Richard TAPIA conference Doctoral Consortium in Seattle, Washington

October:  Paper accepted into the SIGCSE technical symposium in Atlanta, GA

October:  Paper accepted into the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy in Blacksburg, VA

August:  Awarded a Google Scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference in Minneapolis, MN

June:  Awarded the United Negro College Fund Google Scholarship

February:  Received a scholarship to attend the Richard TAPIA conference in Washington, DC

2012

October 2nd:  Passed my preliminary defense (one step closer to graduation!!!)

June:  Presented a paper at ASEE in San Antonio, TX

June:  Presented a poster at ASEE in San Antonio, TX

2011

July:  Presented a paper at The 4th International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation (IMETI) in Orlando, FL

May-July:  Served as a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program Graduate Student Coordinator in HCI at Virginia Tech

May:  Received MS Degree in Computer Science at Virginia Tech

April:  Received a departmental scholarship to attend the Richard TAPIA conference in San Francisco, CA

March:  Poster won second place at Virginia Tech’s Graduate Student Association Research Symposium (Presented by Shreya Kothaneth)

2010

April:  Conducted a Women in Computing Day Workshop at Virginia Tech

April:  Received scholarship to attend the CHIMe Workshop at CHI and served as a student volunteer in Atlanta, GA

2009

November:  Presented a paper at The 2nd Workshop on Child, Computer and Interaction (WOCCI) at the International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI) in Cambridge, MA

September:  Received an Empowering Leadership Alliance scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference in Tuscon, AZ

June:  Gave CHCI Seminar Series talk at Virginia Tech

May-July:  Served as a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program mentor in HCI at Virginia Tech

April:  Conducted a Women in Computing Day Demonstration at Virginia Tech

April:  Received a departmental scholarship to attend the Richard TAPIA conference in Portland, OR

2008

April:  Attended CHI and served as a student volunteer in Florence, Italy

2007

April:  Received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award

2006

August:  Began Virginia Tech’s Computer Science Ph.D. Program

May:  Received Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science at Norfolk State University