Women In Technology - Friday Links - 17 September 2021


Hello everyone!
Seasons are changing again.. let's get ready for Fall!

!! WIT Announcement !!

Would you like to get more involved in our activites? Maybe preparing a WIT talk or our Friday Links?
We are searching for new volunteers who can commit a bit of time to help us in the preparation of the next events!
Get in contact with us - send an email to wit-sc@cern.ch telling us if you have new ideas or how you would like to get involved.

From around the world

  • 🇩🇪 'Yes, I am a feminist
  • 🇦🇫 #DoNotTouchMyClothes: Afghan women’s social media protest
  • 🇺🇸 Ksenia Coffman's mission to rewrite nazi history on Wikipedia 
  • 🇨🇭 This year at the Museum of the Red Cross they will have many events around the topic of gender and diversity
  • 🇮🇹 First statue in Milan dedicated to a woman


  • 📚 The Curie Society
    A covert team of young women—members of the Curie society, an elite organization dedicated to women in STEM—undertakes high-stakes missions to save the world.
  • 📺 Ada Twist, Scientist
    Produced by the Obama's couple, this Netflix animated series is about solving mysteries with science. Coming September 28th. 
  • 🎥 Respect
    Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.
Have a good 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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