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CSE’s Jenny Abrahamson, Nicki Dell win Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships!

UW CSE graduate students Jenny Abrahamson and Nicki Dell are among 25 outstanding young women from across the U.S. named today as winners of 2012 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships.

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Anita Borg, who devoted her life to encouraging the presence of women in computing and founded the Institute for Women in Technology in 1997.  Anita passed away in 2003, and the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 to honor her memory.  Anita’s legacy lives on today through this scholarship and the organization she created, which has since been re-named the Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology.

Congratulations to Jenny and Nicki!