Lecture | September 20 | 6-7:30 p.m. | TBA
Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College
Maria Klawe, a renowned computer scientist and scholar, is the fifth president of Harvey Mudd College since 2006. Harvey Mudd College is a a liberal arts college, known for its intensive STEM focus. As the first woman to lead the college, she focuses on increasing the representation of women in STEM fields, and she has made significant changes on campus: for the past 12 years, the number of women in its computer science program has grown from 10 to 40 percent. President Klawe will talk about the importance of encouraging women into STEM fields, and more importantly, how we can increase diversity in the STEM workplace.
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