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Saleema Amershi Wins 2009 Google Anita Borg Scholarship

Saleem AmershiUW CSE PhD candidate Saleema Amershi has been awarded a 2009 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, awarded each year to female computer science students selected on the basis of academic excellence and leadership. The scholarships, which carry an award of $10,000, celebrate the life’s work of the late Anita Borg. Saleema works in the areas of HCI and machine learning.

UW CSE PhD candidate Kristi Morton and undergraduate Julia Schwarz were finalists, each earning an award of $1000.

Read about the 2009 US winners and finalists in this post on the Google Student Blog. Read about our two 2008 awardees here.

May 1, 2009