Joint Session Panel: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Our Computing Community
This panel is sponsored by the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
There is a movement occurring broadly across many scientific and engineering fields, including widely within our computing community, toward making tangible progress through intentional actions and interventions for advancing and valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion. There is also a movement toward dismantling structural and/or systemic factors—especially but not limited to racial and gender biases—that may be standing in the way of making much needed progress in advancing and valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion fully.
Similar to those in other technical fields, we as a computing community are faced with the persistent key question: