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The ACM Future of Computing Academy (ACM ­FCA) was instituted in 2017 to engage and empower the next generation of computing professionals. This Academy is a platform that enables early career researchers, practitioners, educators, and entrepreneurs of computing to develop a strong and influential voice towards addressing challenging issues facing the discipline, and the world at large. The ACM ­FCA aspires to harness collective action to define and launch new ACM initiatives that will carry the world of computing into the future.The ACM ­FCA presents its members with a unique opportunity to expand their network beyond their immediate professional environments, and work alongside other incredibly accomplished individuals from diverse domains of computing towards the shared goal of shaping the future. Membership in the Academy additionally enables individuals to draw on the ACM for support and mentorship to shape and advance their goals.


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