Around the Chairs


Around the Chairs provides undergraduates, professionals, and doctoral students an opportunity to dialogue with Cornell Bowers CIS Chairs and/or Directors. During these table-talk sessions, students will:

  • ­Meet with Cornell Bowers CIS Chairs and/or Directors for an in-person or virtual table-talk discussion.
  • Learn about the Cornell Bowers CIS Chairs and/or Directors’ academic and professional journey.
  • ­Share their experience as a marginalized student in computer science, information science, and statistics and data science.
  • Receive guidance on their academic and career aspirations.­
  • Obtain information on the benefits of pursuing an advanced degree in their field of study.
  • ­Be inspired, encouraged, and validated for their commitment to degree completion and post-graduation goals.

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If you are interested in learning more about Around the Chairs, please email Cornell Bowers CIS Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at