Triple congratulations to Dr. Lakshmi Iyer

Congratulations to Dr. Lakshmi Iyer on the following accomplishments:

  • Dr. Iyer was part of a team that received a $67,000 grant from the Elsevier Foundation New Scholars Grants Program to create an enduring pathway to assist women in Information Systems in achieving academic and/or professional career success.
  • Dr. Iyer was appointed co-chair of a task force on Women in IS by the primary professional society in the IS field, Association of Information Systems (aisnet.org).
  • Dr. Iyer received a TechSavvy grant from AAUW National (in collaboration with the AAIW Greensboro Branch) (http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/stem-education/tech-savvy/). Only 10 pilot sites have been selected nationally. This project, a one day STEM program for girls in grades 6 to 9 and their parents, is in collaboration with JSNN and NCA&T.