Who We Are
People involved in the EL Alliance are from a
wide variety of educational institutions, as well as from industry and
other organizations. But we are defined by a common purpose to support underrepresented minority
students - encouraging, preparing, and retaining them - as
they pursue degrees in computing disciplines.
The EL Alliance has developed a national network of
colleagues deeply committed to the success of these students and
faculty. The leadership and partners of the EL Alliance are wholly
unmatched in this country in their collective diversity and
accomplishments, and include leaders who serve as mentors,
speakers, and role models, as well as a network of professionals who provide access to research and mentoring resources, academic and
The leading institutions of the EL Alliance have led
nationally recognized programs for minority scholars for three
decades, and include Rice University (U.); Boston U.; U. of California,
Berkeley; U. of Texas, Austin; Clemson U., U. of Georgia; Stonybrook U; and Tufts U.