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International Scholarly Professional Service

Peer Reviewer for:

Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference (CSCL)

International Conference for the Learning Sciences (ICLS)

Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction Conference (SIGCHI)

Computer Supported Collaborative Work Conference (CSCW)

Chair of the Student Scholarship Committee for the African Technology Conference (ATC)


National Professional Service


Co-Editor of a special issue of the International Journal of Service, Economics, and Management: Design, Integration, and Maintenance of Services for Developing Nations and Economies – published August 2012


National Science Foundation (NSF) Review Panelist for:

Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) Directorate – 2011, 2012 – 2014

Education & Human Resources (EHR) Directorate – 2012 and 2013

Graduation Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) – 2012


American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Review Panelist for:

Science Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) and National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG) programs - 2013


Committee Member for the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Track of the Grace Hopper Conference on Women in Computing - 2015


Co-Chair for the Distinguished Fellows Writing Workshop (DFWW), which is a writing-intensive workshop that focuses on understanding and improving a) undergraduates’ writing for graduate school admission and graduate fellowships, and b) graduate students’ writing for graduate fellowships, internships, and jobs (both academic, industry, and government).  This workshop is a part of the NSF-funded IAAMCS (Institute for African-Americans Mentoring in Computer Science) project (2013 – 2018).



Panelist for:

Gaming Workshop - 2015 Grace Hopper Conference on Women in Computing (Black Women in Computing)

Where are We on Computing Among Girls of Color in K-12 – 2012 Grace Hopper Conference on Women In Computing

Coping and Mentoring Mechanisms  for Women from Underrepresented Groups – 2012 Grade Hopper Conference on Women In Computing

Gaming & Digital Entertainment Session – 2015 Spelman College Women of Color Conference

Speed Mentoring Session  at the Women of Underrepresented Groups (WURG) Track – 2012 Grace Hopper Conference on Women in Computing

Corporate Research Perspectives – 2009 African-American Researchers in Computer Science (AARCS) Conference

“When She Speaks” –  2008 Women in Leadership Series: Women in Innovation


College Service

Planning Committee Member – Spelman College Ida B. Wells-Barnett Collaborative focused on Social Justice (also known as the “Beloved group”) (January 2013 – present)


Research Mentor – Spelman Mentored and Research Trained/Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program (SMART/HHMI) – Spelman College (August 2014 – present)


Computer & Information Sciences Faculty Liason to the Spelman College Ethel Waddell-Githii Honors Program (2014 – present)


Co-Advisor for Spelbots Robotics Team and Club (August 2012 – May 2014)


Organizing Faculty co-Advisor for Spelman College Chapter of the Society for

Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) (August 2012 – May 2013)


Founder and Director of Imagine Computer & Information Science (ICIS) Summer Camps (July 2011 – June 2014)


Committee Member for: 

Spelman College Student Affairs Committee (Elected) (August 2011 – May 2013)

Spelman College Undergraduate Research Experience Working Group (August 2012 – May 2013)


Research Mentor – Mathematics Research and Mentoring Program (Math RaMP) – Spelman College (August 2012 – May 2013)


Moderator – 2012 Spelman College Research Day (April 2012)


Charter Member of Spelman College Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society

for Computer and Information Disciplines (April 2000 as an alumna of Spelman



Departmental Service

Faculty Advisor for Spelman College Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society

for Computer and Information Disciplines (January 2012 – present)


Organizing Committee – 1st Black Girls Code Event in Atlanta, GA – Spelman

College (September 2012)


Panelist – Graduate School Panel Session – 2011 Geek Week – Computer & Information Science Department, Spelman College (October 2011)

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