Women In Technology - Friday Links - 11th December 2020

Today we look at the new amazing collection of women working at CERN, we give you some gifts ideas and we read the latest news about women&tech all around the world. At the very end, some interesting events to attend before the Winter break.
Let's start!

WIT pictures

@wit.at.cern photo session 2020

Computer scientists, electronics engineers, nuclear chemists, experimental physicists, beam experts, game developers and legal advisors. Just to mention some.
Our second photo shooting brought us new amazing pictures of women working at CERN in all possible fields.
36 women are now going to enrich our CDS archive with their passion and their love for science.
Thanks again to Noemi Caraban and Irene Garcia Obrero to make this possible!
Look at all of them and read about their stories in:

The Christmas corner


All around the world


  • For the first time in history, the TIME selected the (American) 'Kid of the Year'. Meet Gitanjali Rao, 15.
  • La crise profite-t-elle aux leaders " gorilles " ?
  • Have you ever seen a professional ballerina dancing with a robot? It's mindblowing.
    Ah, she programmed it herself. Read the story of Merritt Moore.
  • The world's 100 most powerful women this year according to Forbes
  • Timnit Gebru was fired by Google

Coming soon

@wit.at.cern photo session 2020

  • The recording of the highly successful Meet Women @ CERN event will be availalbe soon  here

Have a cozy weekend!

on behalf of WIT steering committee

About the Women in Technology (WIT) Community: The aim of this community is to provide an environment in which women are not in the minority when interacting with technology. Our objectives are: to encourage women to play the role of expert; to provide a supportive learning environment; and to build a network between the Women in Technology here at CERN. WIT welcomes members from all genders and all technical fields. Visit cern.ch/wit

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