Women In Technology - Friday Links - 8th January 2021

Jan 08, 2021

Happy New Year! We hope you had a nice and relaxing break and as usual, we prepared traditional WIT links for you for the upcoming weekend!

 

📕Links to check

 

Are you interested in promoted diversity/equity, deliver a lecture (public, web, school), join a panel or outreach or just in scientific activism? Then you could be an ideal candidate to add your profile to database of 500WomenScientists

https://request500womenscientists.org/

 

200 Black Women In Tech To Follow on Twitter {2021 List}

https://hackernoon.com/200-black-women-in-tech-to-follow-on-twitter-2020-list-1uck31a9

 

500WomenScientists fellowship is awarded to women of color who are leading community-based STEMM projects that align with the mission of 500 Women Scientists and are focused on increasing equity, inclusion, and/or social justice in STEMM

https://500womenscientists.org/fellowship-for-the-future-about

The application is now open until January 31, 2021 @ 11:59 PM PST.

 

Survey says, women in cybersecurity make 31 percent less than men

https://www.scmagazine.com/women-in-it-security/survey-says-women-in-cyber-make-31-percent-less-than-men/

 

Citizen Science movement (i.e. non-professional scientists https://www.heartsintheice.com/citizen-science/): First Women to Overwinter in the Arctic Return for Second Time

https://msmagazine.com/2020/12/25/hearts-in-the-ice-citizen-science-first-women-overwinter-arctic-return-for-second-time-sunniva-sorby-hilde-falun-strom/

 

"Picture A Scientists": featuring geologist Jane Willenbring, chemist Raychelle Burks, and biologist Nancy Hopkins, the film brings diversity in science into sharp view at a critical time.

“Quietly devastating.” - The Boston Globe

“Fascinating and frightening examination of bias.” - WGBH

“Sweeping in scope yet intimately compelling.” - Science

https://www.pictureascientist.com/

Trailer: https://www.pictureascientist.com/media

 

Events

 

Do you want to Inspire young girls? - Participate in an online event with Swiss Tech Ladies

 

Swiss Tech Ladies is an organisation encouraging girls to study STEM subjects. We are looking for 2 French speaking female mechanical/electronic engineers or physicists, willing to do a 10min presentation to 13 girls participating in their annual program.

This will be part of an online event where we will present what we do at CERN and where you will also have the chance to participate in virtual meeting rooms to speak directly with the girls.

 

This will be on Wednesday 27th January 2021 from 14h to 16h.

 

If you are interested, please, contact wit-sc@cern.ch

 

We wish you a lovely weekend,

Oksana.

on behalf of the WIT steering committee

 

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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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