Rising Stars 2020

Rising Stars 2020: An academic career workshop for women  in EECS.  Virtual event: November 9-10, 2020

The 2020 application period is closed.


Rising Stars is an intensive workshop aimed at increasing the numbers of women interested in pursuing academic careers in computer science, computer engineering and electrical engineering.  This annual event was launched at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012 and previously hosted by UC Berkeley in 2014.

Participants are selected based on academic excellence, interest in a faculty career in the EECS discipline, and commitment to advancing equity and inclusion.


If you require an accommodation for effective communication or information about campus mobility access features in order to fully participate in the EECS Rising Stars virtual event, please contact Audrey Sillers at risingstars@lists.eecs.berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7 days in advance of the event.