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16
Feb
2023

Q&A With Community Leaders on the Benefits of Supporting Their Staff Through the Internet2 Inclusivity Scholarship

By Taleitha McGuinnis

In this Q&A blog, we asked three community leaders to share why they encourage colleagues across research and education (R&E) to invest in their staff by nominating them for the Internet2 Inclusivity (I2I) scholarship program. All three – Lois Brooks, chief information officer and vice provost for information technology…

18
Jan
2023

Welcoming, Encouraging, and Invigorating: Internet2 Inclusivity Scholarship Recipients Reflect on the TechEX22 Experience

By Taleitha McGuinnis

The resounding sentiment from participants at the 2022 Technology Exchange – including this year’s Internet2 Inclusivity (I2I) Scholarship recipients – was how wonderful it was to be together again in person. Of the more than 630 attendees at TechEX, 21% identified as women, tying for the highest-ever participation…

28
Nov
2022

Internet2 Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships, Community Collaborations Expand Opportunities for Underrepresented IT Professionals

Funding Opportunities Support DEI Efforts and Broaden Participation in Premier Technical Event for the Global Research and Education Community Next Week WASHINGTON, D.C., November 28, 2022 – Internet2 today announced four recipients of the 2022 Internet2 Inclusivity (I2I) Scholarship, which is centered on increasing the meaningful participation of women information technology…

03
Aug
2022

Q&A With the Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative (I2I) Steering Committee Co-Chairs Emeriti Laurie Burns McRobbie and Marla Meehl

By Taleitha McGuinnis

Laurie Burns McRobbie, former Internet2 staff and now university fellow at Indiana University, and Marla Meehl, manager of network engineering and telecommunications services at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and manager of the Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP), have been deeply involved in the Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative (I2I)…

28
Jan
2022

New Co-Chairs Selected for Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative Steering Committee

By Amber Rasche

Internet2 welcomes Sarvani Chadalapaka, director of Cyberinfrastructure and Research Technologies (CIRT) at the University of California Merced, and Deidre Mitchell, enterprise information security engineer at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, as the new co-chairs of the Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative (I2I) Steering Committee.