Affinity Group

We are excited to announce STARS Affinity Group membership enrollments are now open! See below for Affinity Group 2023 program membership opportunity to participate in developing research agenda that promotes Black CS outreach, STARS Celebration Conference preparation, and Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) guidance material.

Chapter initiatives

We look forward to building our Affinity Group network and membership engagement, Approved presentation submissions are eligible for celebration registration waiver, participation stipend or travel + hotel stipend and an amazing opportunity for networking STARS IGNITE programs. Please complete Affinity membership form by the scheduled deadline; July 25th.

Affinity Group BPC Webinars

  • Select or submit BPC webinar topic.
  • Prepare presentation with Affinity subgroup members or complete independently.¬†
  • Present on scheduled webinar date to Affinity Group peers.
  • Revise presentation for STARS Celebration Virtual Conference Resubmission Webinar.
  • Commit to subgroup meetings and delegated tasks.

Affinity Group Leadership

Subcommittee session material requirement

  • Virtual breakout rooms for topics celebration related¬†
  • Submit to conference with developed material

Affinity Group Toolkit

  • Organization tools for BPC action research development.
  • STARS IGNITE and HBCU Connect Webinar registration access.
  • Outreach Evaluation measurement tools for action research development.
  • Affinity Group communications
Affinity Group Membership Registration

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    Join us in igniting action to advance
    diversity, equity, and inclusion in computing!