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
https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/sep/25/cop26-women-must-be-heard-on-climate-say-rights-groups

 

Women...In The Shadow of Climate Change:

https://www.un.org/en/chronicle/article/womenin-shadow-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
https://time.com/5669038/women-climate-change-leaders/

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
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3ct1jwd

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.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/business-58870525

 

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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