Barbara Ericson

Atlanta, GA, US
Field of Work 
Computer Science
Company 
College of Computing, Georgia Tech
Job Title or "Student" 
Director, Computing Outreach
Education 
Wayne State Un., Un. of Mich, Georgia Tech
Degree 
MS in CS and Eng
Education Level 
Masters
Profile Biography 
I have a BS and MS in Computer Science and I am currently working on my PhD in Human-Centered Computing. I have worked at General Motors Research Labs doing 3D graphics, at Bell Communications Research doing an application for people who fix phones and database work, at The Institute for Paper Science and Technology doing 3D graphics, and at NCR on a case-based reasoning system. My current position is as a Senior Research Scientist at Georgia Tech. I am the Director of Outreach for the College of Computing. It is my job to increase the quantity and quality of computing teachers and the quantity and diversity of computing students.

I have a husband who is a professor in CS and 3 children. I also ride and show horses. I sign in our church choir. I love to read.
Interests 
Writing/blogging, Pets, Dance, Computing, Reading, Travel, Sports, Acting
Race & Ethnicity 
White
Level of Participation 
After-school visit, Field trip participation, In-school visit, Summer camp visit
My Experience 
I have been a Role Model many times.
Availability 
Weekdays
Resources 
Fun demonstrations or materials, Funding opportunities, Hands-on activities for students, Identifying other role models
Program Affiliation 
Girl Scouts, NGCP Collaborative FabFem

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