Explore, Network, Grow, Achieve, Globalize, and Educate (ENGAGE) LEAP is a program designed to support the academic, professional, and personal development of doctoral students from marginalized populations in the Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science.
What we Provide
Cornell Bowers CIS Ph.D. students will partake in a guided exploration of research fields and career options within their respective discipline(s).
Doctoral students will participate in tours and off campus networking activities with leading affinity groups in the Ithaca community.
Cornell Bowers CIS DEI will provide doctoral students resources to support their academic, professional, and personal developmental needs.
Graduate students pursuing a doctoral degree will participate in workshops and seminars on the dissertation process and strategies to achieve their aspirations.
Cornell Bowers CIS DEI will encourage doctoral students to participate in a global economy and expand their sphere of influence in an international scholarly community.
LEAP participants will be offered an opportunity to submit an application to present their research (at no cost) to faculty, staff, and students across the nation.