Women in Technology - Friday Links 17 July 2020

Jul 17, 2020

Here are your WIT links for the upcoming weekend!

 

️Links to check

 

Pink Tax: How women pay more for pink

https://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/pink-tax-how-women-pay-more/

 

More investigations about Pink Tax:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=As2p2vsdrfk&list=RDeFQhw3VVToQ&index=1

 

Trans rights have been pitted against feminism but we're not enemies

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/07/trans-rights-have-been-pitted-against-feminism-but-were-not-enemies?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

 

🎇Unconscious Bias

 

Are you racist, sexist, sizeist? Take a test and find out

 

Psychologists at Harvard, the University of Virginia and the University of Washington created "Project Implicit" to develop Hidden Bias Tests—called Implicit Association Tests, or IATs, in the academic world—to measure unconscious bias.

https://www.tolerance.org/professional-development/test-yourself-for-hidden-bias

 

Test:

https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/uk/selectatest.jsp

 

🎥Movie night

 

If you can stream BBC2, we can recommend Mrs.America series (available also on other platforms):

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08ggcmd

"Mrs America ou le female gaze américain" (ecouter sur France Culture)

https://www.franceculture.fr/emissions/la-grande-table-culture/la-grande-table-emission-du-mercredi-15-juillet-2020

 

13 feminist movies from Netflix

https://www.bustle.com/p/13-feminist-documentaries-on-netflix-all-women-should-see-34176

 

💼Feedback

 

Give us your feedback about CERN's upcoming 5-yearly review exercise: https://wit-discuss.web.cern.ch/t/wit-analyses-and-recommends/105

 

We wish you a lovely weekend and amazing summer,

Oksana.

 

on behalf of the WIT steering committee

 

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