“Full STEAM Ahead: Inclusion Across Generations”

February 10, 2022 Add to Calendar

3–4 p.m.


Allison Koehler


The Paul Gray Personal Computing Museum in partnership with CGU Center for Information Systems & Technology and CGU School of Arts and Humanities invites you to Decoding the Past: Conversations with PC Innovators, an ongoing conversation series with key players in the personal computer revolution.

This session, Full STEAM Ahead: Inclusion Across Generations, is an opportunity to join a conversation with Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College and renowned computer scientist and scholar, known for her advocacy of women in STEM fields.

Maria Klawe, renowned computer scientist and scholar, began her tenure as Harvey Mudd College’s fifth president in 2006. President Klawe is the first woman to lead the College since its founding in 1955. Prior to joining HMC, she served as dean of engineering and professor of computer science at Princeton University. Klawe joined Princeton from the University of British Columbia where she served as dean of science from 1998 to 2002, vice president of student and academic services from 1995 to 1998 and head of the Department of Computer Science from 1988 to 1995. Prior to UBC, Klawe spent eight years with IBM Research in California, and two years at the University of Toronto. She received her PhD (1977) and BSc (1973) in mathematics from the University of Alberta.