Maureen Biggers

Indiana University
Assistant Dean, Diversity and Education

Background

Dr. Maureen Biggers, co-founder and executive director of the Indiana University (IU) Center of Excellence for Women in Technology, has been active in broadening participation in computing initiatives for more than 15 years. While serving as Assistant Dean for Diversity in the IU School of Informatics and Computing and a champion in the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Pacesetter program, she led successful efforts to quadruple the number of undergraduate women studying computing at IU. On a national level she is on the Advisory Board of the NCWIT Academic Alliance, is the Indiana Co-Chair for the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) and served as Chair of IN Aspirations in Computing State committee for five years. She has been active with several national science foundation alliances and is currently co-PI on the 23-state Expanding Computing Education Pathways BPC alliance (ECEP2.0).