Women In Technology - Friday Links - 5th February 2021

Feb 05, 2021

Hello,

 

As usual, we prepared traditional WIT links for you for the upcoming weekend!

 

📚Links to check:

 

February is a Black History Month (celebrated in USA)

[History] These 19 black women fought for voting rights

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/life/womenofthecentury/2020/02/08/black-history-month-these-19-black-women-fought-voting-rights/2842276001/

[Online Museum] AMAZING collection of online exhibitions and collections from multiple museums

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.

https://africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/exhibits-and-collections/

 

#unconsciousbias #sexism

The president of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee apologized for saying women have an 'annoying' tendency to make meetings run long

https://www.insider.com/tokyo-olympics-yoshiro-mori-women-talk-too-much-meetings-2021-2

 

The Women of Wikipedia Are Writing Themselves Into History

https://www.glamour.com/story/the-women-of-wikipedia-are-writing-themselves-into-history

 

Women in the Workplace 2020

https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/diversity-and-inclusion/women-in-the-workplace

 

🎵Interesting podcasts:

 

https://www.rts.ch/docs/histoire-vivante/podcasts/

Check podcast about the phenomenal historical figure, very much inspired by the example of Emmeline Pankhurst

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmeline_Pankhurst

 

🎥Super interesting documentary:

 

https://pages.rts.ch/docs/11843452-delphine-et-carole-insoumuses.html

about important figures in recording the women's condition in France

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carole_Roussopoulos &

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delphine_Seyrig#Les_Insoumuses (including Simone de Beauvoir)

 

👾Instagram

Call from https://www.instagram.com/women.doing.science/  - profile with 90k subscribers, asking us to submit a feature about Women Doing Science@HEP (please don't forget to mention WIT@CERN so we could be tagged as well :) )

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGllwVdBSdAibo4bmmuj7myhZw70zCjLekHPyiFNFuuXQpBQ/viewform

 

👷‍WIT Community Job

 

WIT is looking for someone to join the Outreach coordination team. This is a really rewarding role where you will work closely with other groups at CERN and in the local area to devise and organize outreach events for women and girls, like Django girls coding events, visits in local schools, ICT meetups. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about inspiring more women into tech and has enough technical background (or willingness to learn!) to contribute to the outreach material itself.

To discuss further please contact:

 hannah.short@cern.ch 

 

🏁Other interesting job offers:

 

The University of Maastricht/Nikhef group is looking for two postdocs two work on developing Quantum Computing algorithms applied to future LHCb and Gravitational Wave data analysis.

The candidate will collaborate with domain researchers in Fundamental Physics and Quantum Computing at Maastricht University and IBM Research - Zurich.

https://cms-talk.web.cern.ch/t/postdoc-positions-lhcb-and-gravitational-wave-data-analysis/1101

 

We wish you a lovely weekend,

Oksana.

on behalf of the WIT steering committee

 

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