Conference Presentations
For more information about these presentations or copies of our presentation slides, please contact us at BRAIDresearch@gmail.com

Sax, L. J., George, K. L., & Harris, D. (2018, April). Reframing the Representation of Black Students in Undergraduate Computing. Paper presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Lehman, K. J. (2018, March). Alternative Paths to Computing Careers to Broaden Participation. Panel at the 2018 Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Blaney, J. M., Stout, J. G. (2017, November). “But it doesn’t come naturally”: How effort expenditure shapes the benefit of growth mindset on women’s intellectual belonging in computing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Houston, TX.

Sax, L. J., Blaney, J. M., Lehman, K. J., Rodriguez, S. L., George, K. L., Zavala, C. (2017, November). Sense of belonging in computer science: The role of Introductory courses for women and underrepresented minority students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Houston, TX.

Sax, L. J. & Blaney, J. M. (2017, October). BRAID research: Updates on introductory computing students from year two of data collection. Presentation at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Orlando, FL.

Blaney, J. M., Sax, L. J., & Chang, C. Y. (2017, June). How being a “winner” affects future responses: A discussion of incentives in longitudinal survey research. presented at the 2017 annual conference of the Association of Institutional Research (AIR), Washington DC.

Lehman, K. J. & Riggers-Piehl, T. A. (2017, April). STEM Students’ Soft Skills: Differences in Men’s and Women’s Views on Leadership, Politics, and Spirituality. Paper presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Blaney, J. M. & Stout, J. G. (2017, March). Examining the relationship between introductory computing course experiences, self-efficacy, and belonging among first-generation college women. Presented at the 2017 Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) Conference, Seattle, WA.

Sax, L. J., Lehman, K. J., & Zavala, C. (2017, March). Examining the enrollment growth: Non-CS majors in CS1 courses. Presented at the 2017 Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) Conference, Seattle, WA.

Zimmerman, H. B., Toven-Lindsey, B., Sax, L. J., Lehman, K. J., & Blaney, J. M. (2016, November). Building momentum: How department chairs lead initiatives to broaden participation in computer science. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Columbus, OH.

Sax, L. J. & Lehman, K. J. (2016, October). BRAID research: New insights on introductory computer science course students. Presentation at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Houston, TX.

Sax, L. J. and colleagues (2016, September). BRAID: A pilot initiative to achieve more diverse undergraduate CS departments. Panel presentation at the Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, Austin, TX.

Lehman, K. J. & Sax, L. J. (2015, April). Who are female computer science majors? Identifying their unique characteristics and long-term trends. Paper presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Sax, L. J., Zimmerman, H. B., Blaney, J. M., Toven-Lindsey, B., & Lehman, K. (2015, November). Diversifying computer science departments: How department chairs become change agents for women and underrepresented Minority Students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Denver, CO.

Invited Talks
For more information about these presentations or copies of our presentation slides, please contact us at BRAIDresearch@gmail.com

Lehman, K. J. (2018, July). Informing practice through research. Presented at the Summer 2018 WitNY Faculty Workshop, New York, NY.

Sax, L. J. and colleagues (2018, July). BRAID research update. Presented at the 2018 BRAID Summit at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA.

Sax, L. J. (2017, September). Pipeline programs that work. Panel participant at Towards Inclusive Tech Conference, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

Sax, L. J. (2017, August). The gender gap in STEM: The unique case of computer science. Presented at the University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia.

Sax, L. J. and colleagues (2017, July). BRAID research update. Presented at the 2017 BRAID Summit at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA.

Sax, L. J. (2017, May). The gender gap in computer science: Perspectives and research from the United States. Presented at Bridging the Gender Gap in IT–Challenges and Solutions. Conference conducted at the IT University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sax, L. J. (2017, April). Diversity in computer science: Nationwide trends and the BRAID Initiative. In Using Data and Analytics to Accelerate the Progress of Women in the CS Workplace. Panel conducted at the AAUW & Dell Summit on Gender Equity and Technology, Washington, D.C.

Lehman, K. J. (2017, March) Together we can do hard things: Leveraging research to change the story of women in computing. Presented at the 2017 University of Oregon TechTogether Conference, Eugene, OR.

Lehman, K. J. (2016, November) BRAID research: Preliminary findings to inform change efforts. Presented at the 2016 University of Maryland Diversity in Computing Summit, Hyattsville, MD.

Sax, L. J. (2016, September). Diversity in computer science: Nationwide trends and the BRAID Initiative. Distinguished Lecture, Program in Higher Education Leadership, University of Texas Austin, Austin, TX.

Lehman, K. J. and colleagues (2016, August). The intersection of media, tech, and academia. Panel presentation at the UCLA Women in Technology 2016 Conference,  Los Angeles, CA.

Sax, L. J. (2016, August). Who’s filling up those seats in computing classes? New insights on undergraduates in computing. Presentation at the workshop on the Growth of Computer Science Undergraduate Enrollments, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, D.C.

Lehman, K. J. & Blaney, J. M. (2016, July). BRAID research design. Presented at the 2016 annual BRAID Summit, Snowbird, UT.

Sax, L. J. (2016, July). Year 1 “First Look” research findings. Presented at the 2016 annual BRAID Summit, Snowbird, UT.

Sax, L. & Lehman, K. J. (2016, February). The gender gap in STEM: The unique case of computer science. Presentation at UCLA CS 201 Seminar, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.