Join us Thursday, March 2, for Smarter Tech for a Resilient Future, a virtual symposium highlighting the experiences of experts using emerging technologies to advance innovation for more sustainable infrastructure.
EDGE in Tech
2023 EDGE in Tech Athena Award winners promote diversity and inclusion in tech
The awards recognize achievements in executive leadership, academic leadership, early career excellence and next-generation engagement.
2022 holiday gift guides with CITRIS connections
Looking for a special gift this holiday season? Check out a few CITRIS-related suggestions.
Crittenden builds case for diversity in climate tech
CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden offers an analysis of gender diversity in energy fields in honor of Women’s History Month for the Berkeley Blog.
Finlayson explains fascination with Silicon Valley CEOs
EDGE in Tech Director Jill Finlayson describes the “long-standing impacts of a lack of diversity in tech” in a San Francisco Chronicle Datebook article.
CITRIS leadership sheds light on gender diversity in UC IT workforce
According to a 2018–20 study by three CITRIS leaders, women hold only 30 percent of information technology jobs across the UC system.
Registration is now open for the 2022 Diversity in Tech Symposium
Join EDGE in Tech, CITRIS and Berkeley Engineering on March 10–11 for the Diversity in Tech Symposium: Advancing Climate Resilience.
Meet the 2022 EDGE in Tech Athena Awards winners
The awards were given in four categories, to recognize achievements in executive leadership, academic leadership, early career excellence and next-generation engagement.
Support discovery, diversity and inclusion at CITRIS
As 2021 comes to an end, please consider making a gift to help CITRIS shape the future of information technology.
On the wings of Ada Lovelace
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.
Aviation Fields Must Diversify to Soar with the Next Generation
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 […]
California Awards $20 Million to Institutes for Science and Innovation for Workforce Development
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 […]
CITRIS Confronts Pandemic Challenges and Continues to Innovate
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 Women Leading a New Era in Human-Computer Interaction
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 […]
Meet EDGE in Tech: Women in Tech’s New Name Showcases its Inclusive Mission
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 […]
The Trailblazing Women of CITRIS
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 […]
Registration is now open for the 2021 Women in Tech Symposium
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 […]
Leila Takayama and Melody Ivory to Keynote Women in Tech Symposium 2021
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 […]
2021 Women in Tech Initiative Athena Award Winners Announced
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 […]
Berkeley SciComm Fellows Application Opens on Jan 11!
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. […]
Google supports ¡Valle! tech training for Central Valley students
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 […]
Women in Tech Holiday Gift Guide 2020
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 Now Open for 2021 Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards!
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards! Nominations are due by Nov. 6, 2020.
Grace Hopper Celebration: Finding a Job when AI is “Hiring”
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 […]