Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Outreach

Prof. Milenkovic is highly passionate about and committed to increasing participation as well as ensuring fair treatment of women and underrepresented minorities in the field of computer science, and she expects the same of all CoNe Lab members. This is why Prof. Milenkovic has continuously engaged into activities such as those listed below (for more details, please see Prof. Milenkovic's CV):

Member of the University Committee on Women Faculty and Students, University of Notre Dame, 2018-current.

Diversity and Inclusion Representative, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2019-current.

Member of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee, 2020-current.

Workshop organizer and presenter at the “Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics” career conference for middle school girls, yearly since 2012.

Junior Faculty Promotion and Tenure Panel, College of Engineering, University of Notre Dame, March 2020.

Women Engineering Faculty Panel organized for graduate students in the College of Engineering, University of Notre Dame, March 2020.

Mentor for the Building Bridges Program by Multicultural Student Programs and Services at University of Notre Dame, 2016-2019.

Panelist for a meeting organized by Graduate Society of Women Engineers (Grad-SWE) at University of Notre Dame, November 2017.

Panelist for the “Tenure Track Master Plan” event organized by the Postdoctoral Women’s Committee at University of Notre Dame, July 2017.

Participation in University of Notre Dame’s Building Bridges Mentoring Program for underrepresented students, 2016-2017.

Panelist for a meeting organized by Graduate Society of Women Engineers (Grad-SWE) at University of Notre Dame, September 2016.

Panelist for the documentary “Code: Debugging the Gender Gap,” University of Notre Dame, November 2015.

Member of the “Women in Bioinformatics” panel, ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Biomedical Informatics (ACM BCB), Newport Beach, CA, USA, September 20-23, 2014.