President's Dream Colloquium on Women in Technology: Attracting, Retaining and Promoting Diverse Talent
Diversity 101: The Case for Diversity in Technology
Speaker: Dr. Maria Klawe
Dr. Maria Klawe
President, Harvey Mudd College
Thursday, September 14, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
SFU's Big Data Hub
Applied Science Building 10900
Maria Klawe joined Harvey Mudd from Princeton University after serving 14 years at the University of British Columbia. Prior to UBC, Klawe spent eight years with IBM Research in California and two years at the University of Toronto. She received her Ph.D. (1977) and BSc (1973) in mathematics from the University of Alberta.
Klawe is a renowned lecturer and has given talks at international conferences, national symposia, and colleges across the U.S. and Canada about diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines and industries, gender and gaming, and lessons from her own career in STEM industry and education.
- Increasing Female Participation in Computing: The Harvey Mudd College Story
Article | January 2013 | Computer
- Why STEM Fields Still Don't Draw More Women
Co-authored by Coger, R. N., Cuny, J., McGann, M. et al | Article | October 2012 | Chronicle of Higher Education
- Women in Computing, Take 2
Co-authored by Whitney, T. and Simard, C. | Article | February 2009 | Communications of the ACM
- Girls, Boys, and Computers
Article | June 2002 | ACM SIGCSE Bulletin
Best of the WWEST Podcast
Best of the WWEST welcomes Dr. Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. Danniele chats with Maria in this minisode about how she ended up in a STEM field, her most memorable moments as a former chairholder of WWEST at UBC from 1997-2003, and how one can successfully balance a demanding career and family obligations.