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CRA-W Alum News Feature

The CRA-W Newsletter featured Dr. Rozier in their “Alum News” for the Winter-Spring 2014 edition (page 4). The goal of the Computing Research Association‘s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W) is to take positive action to increase the number of women participating in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) research and education at all levels. Their efforts include hosting the Grad Cohort since 2004, which aims to increase the ranks of senior women in computing by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies.

Dr. Rozier was a member of the 2005 Grad Cohort and returned to give the talk on “Career Life Balance” at the 2008 Grad Cohort.

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NASA Leaders Recognized by Women in Aerospace

GIUF-WIA-Awards-2013-_0008Women@NASA posted a feature on three of NASA’s leaders who were recognized by Women in Aerospace for their contributions to the aerospace community and commitment to engaging women in the field. Michelle Thaller, Molly Brown and Kristin Yvonne Rozier were honored at the 28th annual Women in Aerospace Awards Dinner and Ceremony in Arlington, Va. The article is titled NASA Leaders Recognized by Women in Aerospace

The story on Dr. Rozier was also picked up by Rice University: “CS Alum Recognized by WIA.”

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Women In Aerospace: Nine Women You Should Know Honored With 2013 Awards

Women You Should Know has featured our lab! See their article Women In Aerospace: Nine Women You Should Know Honored With 2013 Awards.”

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Women in Aerospace Pronounces Dr. Kristin Yvonne Rozier Winner of Inaugural Initiative-Inspiration-Impact Award

Women In Aerospace Honors Nine Exceptional Women with its 2013 Awards. Dr. Kristin Yvonne Rozier will receive the Inaugural Initiative-Inspiration-Impact Award from Women in Aerospace “For exemplary achievement of formal specification, verification, and validation of a NextGen air traffic control system candidate and for dedication as a mentor and role model.” This prestigious award is presented for an individual in her early career, who consistently surpasses expectations from a technical, interpersonal, and management perspective, commitment to professional growth, and service as a role model or mentor that shows dedication to the advancement of women in aerospace. The article states:

Women in Aerospace is proud to recognize nine outstanding women for their contributions to the aerospace industry and to the advancement of women in the field. These women will be honored at the 28th annual Women in Aerospace Awards Dinner and Ceremony with a reception and dinner. The event will be held on October 29, 2013 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Arlington, VA.

The story was also picked up by SpaceRef!

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Rozier receives distinguished AIAA award

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Dr. Kristin Yvonne Rozier has been recognized with the Intelligent Systems Distinguished Service Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Presented by NASA Ames’ Ann Patterson-Hine and awarded by the AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee the plaque reads “For Significant Contributions to the Activities of the ISTC and AIAA, 2008-2013.”

The NASA Astrogram, the official newsletter for NASA’s Ames Research Center, photographed the award presentation and featured the story Rozier receives distinguished AIAA award in their September, 2013 edition, page 11.

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Women and the Flat Connected World

WomenFlatConnectedWorld2009The 2009 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women in Computing Conference features our panel on “Women and the Flat Connected World.” The panel features Meenakshi Kaul-Basu (Sun Microsystems), Bev Crair (Quantum Corporation), Claudia Galván (Microsoft Corporation), Kristin Yvonne Rozier (NASA), Lydia Ash (Google), Radha Ratnaparkhi (IBM), and Sumitha Prashanth (Sun Microsystems). See the story: GHC09: Women in the Flat Connected World.”,/A> GHC is in Tucson, Arizona, September 29-October 3, 2009.

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