Women In Technology - Friday Links - 22 October 2021


Hello everyone!

Here our usual collection of links! Feel free to share with us your favourites in the future.

Reading & Watching

  • The Uprising : showcases women in science who pressed for equal rights at MIT in the 1990s
  • With how many of these Expert Career Tips you agree on?
    -Career tip #1: Find yourself a mentor (or two)
    - Career tip #2: Always keep learning
    - Career tip #3: Delegate, delegate, delegate
    - Career tip #4: Create an everyday routine
    - Career tip #5: Set goals for yourself with a 12-week plan
  • The Woman Who Dared: Watch the story of Susan B. Anthony, famous suffragist and women's rights advocate, who was arrested for voting in an election in November 1872.
  • How gender stereotypes held back the history of wheelie suitcases


  • Messagges from our new Women Departments Head
    Meet Mar Capeans (Site and Civil Engineering – SCE) : Bulletin link
    Meet Katy Foraz (Engineering – EN) : Bulletin link
  • Discover the Story of Vera C. Rubin on Dark Matter Day
    A creation between arts and sciences, dance, theatre and cosmology, presented by Charlotte Philippe, Margot Bain and actor Gabriel Perez, imagined with the scientific complicity of Sandrine Schlögel (Cosmologist, member of the association PhiloCité).
  • Suzie Sheehy on Accelerator Physics and the Case for Curiosity-Driven Research
    During the CERN Alumni Second Collisions event, Suzie gave a talk about Accelerator Physics and Science Communication
  • The Wildcats-Athènes
    The cern rugby club female section is an open team for cern and non cern employees. Join them!
    (At the end of the email all info)


  • “Women in Cybersecurity: A Career Choice.”
    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are holding an on-line panel session on “Women in Cybersecurity: A Career Choice.”  They have a good line-up of panelists (all female) including Tima from UNICC, plus the CISOs from European Investment Bank, Deloitte Netherlands; National Security Officer from Microsoft Sweden; and the Head of Offensive Security from Kudelski Security in the US.
    Oct 25, 2021 03:00 PM Zurich
    Passcode: 700174
  • Open PhD positions at the International Helmholtz-Weizmann Research School on Multimessenger Astronomy
    The school aims at bringing highly qualified and motivated graduate students to the forefront of the field of Multimessenger astronomy through a world-class international training environment.
    Application: 01.10.2021 – 07.11.2021
    Read more here: https://www.multimessenger-school.de/e83326/

Last but not least, this weekend we had splashes for the first time after a long time! Take a look at the wonderful event display of ALICE, ATLAS and CMS.
The LHC is back!

Have a good weekend,

on behalf of WIT steering committee

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