SAVE THE DATE Tapia 2018 Orlando, FL September 19-22, 2018

2017 Tapia Conference

Dr. Jamie Payton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple University. She is the PI and director of the STARS Computing Corps, a national alliance with a mission to broaden participation in computing. STARS builds capacity for leadership and advocacy for broadening participation in computing efforts by engaging college students in computing-related service-learning projects. Since 2006, over 80 faculty and 2600 students, mainly from underrepresented groups (47% women; 41% black; 10% Hispanic) in 53 colleges/universities have led computing-related outreach, research, and service projects through STARS, reaching over 136,000 in the K-12 community.