Ellen Spertus Interview: Overview

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Ellen Spertus in an outdoor setting Ellen Spertus is computer science researcher and educator with a strong interest in computing and society, particularly with respect to opportunities for women and under-represented groups. She was recognized with the Women Who Dare Award by Girls Inc. of the Island City in 2007. In 2001, she won the distinction of being named Sexiest Geek Alive and in 2002 was recognized by ABCNews.com as one of the Top Ten Wired Women.

At the time of this interview, Dr. Spertus was an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Mills College and Research Scientist at Google.

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This webpage gives access to the audio and transcript of the interview with Ellen Spertus, conducted on October 23, 2008 in Mountain View, California by Vicki Almstrum. We present a number of extracts from the interview, which include the related audio snippets.

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