2017 IEEE CS TCSE Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Leadership Award

Mary Shaw
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, USA

Beyond Mary Shaw’s sustained leadership and excellence in software engineering education over four decades, she has been an outstanding role model for women at all levels in science, engineering, and technology. Her keynotes at numerous events, such as at ICSE and the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, and her awards, including the US National Medal of Technology and Innovation and the George R. Stibitz Computer and Communications Pioneer Award, recognize her pioneering leadership in the field of software architecture.