Women In Technology - Friday Links - 05 November 2021


From 31 October to 12 November the UK, in partnership with Italy, is hosting the UN Climate Change Conference: https://ukcop26.org/


In 2019, women made up less than 30% of heads of delegations for global climate negotiations. What is the result of this lack in women’s voices being heard?


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Cop26: Women must be heard on climate, say rights groups.


Those worst hit by global heating are left out of talks, says feminist coalition calling for systemic change


Women...In The Shadow of Climate Change:



Who are the women leading the fight against climate change?


At COP26, Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados addressed COP26, “When will leaders lead?”: https://ibw21.org/news/barbados-prime-addressing-cop26-world-leaders-conference-on-climate-change/

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

From Physicist to climate activist: https://www.rts.ch/audio-podcast/2021/audio/180-degres-d-un-doctorat-en-physique-a-oxford-a-un-apprentissage-d-agricultrice-25774333.html

The quiet Louisiana grandma who became an environmental warrior

How about investing in women to tackle climate change and conserve the environment: https://womendeliver.org/investment/invest-women-tackle-climate-change-conserve-environment/


Elsewhere in the world,..

CEO Secrets: 'No need to convince the haters you're worthy': Michele Roberts, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, shares her CEO Secrets.



The Gender pay gap.


Wednesday, November 3rd at 9.22am marked the moment when French women begin working ‘for free’ until the end of the year – the symbol of the gap between wages for men and women. https://lesglorieuses.fr/campagnes-politiques/3novembre9h22/





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