I firmly believe that part of my job is to improve my community and society at large. I believe that an academic community is stronger when a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives are represented. I believe that all people should have the opportunity to participate in, contribute to, and enhance the computer science community independent of their race, their gender, their socioeconomic status, the country of their birth, their physical ability, or anything else.

To this end, I participate in several types of activities.

Some of my recent initiatives:
Program Committees: I am serving or have served on the program committees for the follow conferences and workshops.
Conference, Workshop, Tutorial, and Initiative Organization: