2006 Winner of the Change Agent ABIE Award
Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, Ph.D., is a full professor of computer science at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With a focus on design and development of scientific databases, her work includes lead roles in over 30 multi-national R&D projects, particularly those involving agro-environmental planning, biodiversity and educational systems. Dr. Medeiros has served in leadership positions for several Brazilian government initiatives on computer science research and education. As president of the Brazilian Computer Society, she has established key goals and programs aimed at attracting and fostering women in IT professions.