Computer Science Discipline Council
Fall Meeting on Zoom
November 11, 2022, 9:15 am - noon

09:15 - 09:30 AM

Ted Brown, Introduction and Announcements 

09:30 - 10:00 AM

Peter Brass, Reflections on his year at NSF Presentation Slides

Peter Brass is a Professor of Computer Science at CCNY.

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Steven Rosenbaum, His new non-profit and its relationship to computer science

Steven Rosenbaum is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Sustainable Media Center. (SustainableMedia.Center). The Center is focused on exploring and activating tools and actions that can empower a new generation of media-centric young people to take control of media in their digital lives.

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Ray Garcia, Perspectives on CS jobs beyond the big corporates. Presentation Slides pdf

Ray Garcia is a long time tech entrepreneur with equity ownership in several ventures he co-founded. Has volunteered at various CUNY colleges that started entrepreneurship programs.

11:00 - 11:30 PM

Lindsay Siegel and Jackie Bellando, Preparing students for jobs in tech

Lindsay is Head of Impact at Company Ventures, a VC firm in NYC. She works with early stage founders from 250+ startups and runs an extensive program to place CUNY students in paid summer internships. She previously ran the Zahn Innovation Center at CCNY and is an Advisory Board Member for CUNY Tech Prep. Jackie Bellando manages the CUNY Tech Prep team and co-leads their strategic growth efforts. Before serving in a managerial role, Jackie was a career coach at CTP. CUNY Tech Prep is a year-long technical and professional development program for CUNY computer science majors to learn in-demand technologies, master professional soft skills, and land great tech jobs in NYC.

11:30 - noon

Bruce Y. Lee, MD MBA

Professor of Health Policy and Management, City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH). Executive Director, PHICOR (Public Health Computational and Operation Research), CATCH (Center for Advanced Technology and Communication in Health), and AIMINGS (Artificial Intelligence, Modeling, and Informatics for Nutrition Guidance and Systems) Senior Contributor, Forbes Bruce will discuss his current work, recent grants and opportunities to work with computer science faculty. In advance of his talk take a look at our RFA for our AIMINGS Center's Pilot Program at