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

2017 Tapia Conference

Jan Pearce founded the Computer and Information Science Major at Berea College, the first coeducational and interracial college in the South and among the most racially diverse private US liberal arts colleges, admitting only economically disadvantaged students and awarding each student a four-year full tuition scholarship. A champion for inclusive excellence, she is a founding member of TRIWiC, a regional women in computing conference. With CS-focused publications in education, diversity, and service-learning in addition to environmental modeling, swarm robotics, and computational complexity, Jan has served as the lead PI for several NSF-funded projects which target broadening participation in CS.