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UMass Lowell Computer Science professor Holly Yanco was one of twenty Massachusetts leaders honored as “Women to Watch” for 2013 at an event held at the Boston Westin Waterfront on May 9, 2013.

The award was given by the Mass High Tech Council and the Boston Business Journal in their 10th ceremony. As part of the event, $3,200 was raised for the Science Club for Girls.

In her remarks accepting the award, Yanco urged Massachusetts to adopt K–12 standards for computer science education, and make sure that all children in the state have the opportunity to learn computer science.

See more information about the event at the Boston Business Journal.

Prof. Holly Yanco addresses the crowd of more than 300 while accepting the Mass High Tech award.

UMass Lowell turned out a big group to support Holly in receiving the award!  From L-R: Fred Martin, Teresa Hamelin, Renae Lias Claffey, Holly Yanco, Julie Chen, Nancy Saucier, and Adam Norton.

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