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School of Information Receives $1 Million to Increase Women’s Involvement in Information Technology

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin a $1 million grant to ensure that women’s perspectives and skills are fully represented in the world of information technology, particularly in terms of innovation and development.

NSF Grant to Help Identify New Teaching Methods to Retain Women in Computing and IT

Dr. Lecia Barker, research associate professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin, received a grant of $442,000 from the National Science Foundation to study the adoption of teaching practices for retaining women in computing and information technology (IT) degrees and fields.

School of Information Professor Elected to Board of Directors for the Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology

Lecia Barker, professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas of Austin, has been elected to the board of directors for the Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology (CPST).