CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden writes about the world’s first programmer – and shares ideas on how to encourage the next generation of women in STEM.
Created in 1939 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt to commemorate Orville Wright’s birthday, National Aviation Day has been celebrated annually on August 19 with air shows and related […]
CITRIS is poised to offer new training programs and workforce development thanks to additional support from the FY22 state budget. Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom […]
The 20th anniversary of CITRIS coincided with the coronavirus pandemic and the shutdown of many in-person campus operations. In response, the institute pivoted key programming […]
The sold-out 2021 Women in Tech Symposium highlighted the future of human-computer interaction in a myriad of fields including food systems; aging in a digital […]
The Women in Tech Initiative is now the EDGE in Tech Initiative. The new name strives to better embody the program’s inclusive mission. The Women […]
Twenty years ago, thanks to a visionary partnership between the University of California and state leaders, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute was launched to support […]
The 2021 Women in Tech Symposium will take place on March 12, 2021, and focus on human-computer interaction (HCI). Registration for the Women in Tech […]
Two leading experts in human-computer interaction to keynote the annual Women in Tech Symposium on March 12, 2021. Leila Takayama, associate professor of Computational Media […]
The Women in Tech Initiative at UC is proud to announce the fifth annual Athena Award winners. Sponsored by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute and […]
As a Berkeley SciComm Fellow, you will learn facilitation skills and receive training to lead two different science communication workshops, Science Storytelling and Public Speaking. […]
Applications now open: A second round of funding from Google will support another year of ¡Valle!, the tech training program aimed at increasing access to […]
The Women in Tech Initiative at the University of California has developed a 2020 Women in Tech Holiday Gift Guide to boost and support the persistence […]
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards! Nominations are due by Nov. 6, 2020.
A Recap of Women in Tech Initiative Director Jill Finlayson’s Grace Hopper Celebration 2020 Session Increasingly, AI-enabled tools are used in every facet of the […]
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Now in its 17th year, NCSAM continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, […]
Nicole Repina is a recent Ph.D. graduate from UC Berkeley bioengineering. She is originally from Boston and earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular […]
The Fall 2020 Women in Tech Initiative Decal Course Opportunities and Barriers is for students who want hands-on experience in creating projects that advance diversity and […]
UC Berkeley students are encouraged to apply to be part of the Women in Tech Initiative’s Fall 2020 URAP research project on equitable participation for […]
Better hiring: Do you want investment? Do you want top talent? Do you want great products? Do you want profitability? Of course your answer is […]
As a founder, it is helpful to have sources of inspiration and stories that show how persistence can pay off. So it was nice to […]
Window Snyder, Chief Security Officer at Square, participated in a fireside chat with Dean of Berkeley Engineering Tsu-Jae King Liu at the 2020 Women in […]
CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden was featured in the UC IT Blog’s Q&A series and spoke about the need for women in technology, her work […]
CITRIS hosted its 4th Annual Women in Tech Symposium: Reimagining Cybersecurity for All on March 6 at UC Berkeley’s Sibley Auditorium. Focusing on inclusive cybersecurity, the symposium featured women leaders speaking on our shared cybersecurity future.