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.
UC Merced: Thirty-four students from San Joaquin Valley colleges are getting an opportunity to learn how to access and build careers in technology and research at a unique workshop designed to help diversify science-related fields.