Nominations are now open for the 2021 Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards! Nominations are due by Nov. 6, 2020.
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 […]
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.
The gross misrepresentation of events exemplified in this tweet came to my attention during my involvement in a research project between the CITRIS Policy Lab and the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley which analyzed thousands of tweets from the top 10 most influential bot and non-bot accounts spreading anti-migrant propaganda on Twitter leading up to the 2018 U.S. midterm elections.
The Women in Tech Symposium is back, this time focusing on cybersecurity. Get to know some of the leading women in the field on Friday, March 6 at UC Berkeley’s Sibley Auditorium. Join CITRIS for a day-long event focused on the experiences and career paths of women in cybersecurity and walk away with deep insights about our cybersecurity future.
Wendy Nather, Head of Advisory CISOs at Duo Security, will deliver a keynote on “Democratizing Security” at this year’s Women in Tech Symposium. Window Snyder, Chief Security Officer at Square, will participate in a fireside chat with Dean of Berkeley Engineering Tsu-Jae King Liu.
A pioneering woman in AI and Machine Learning, the first woman to receive tenure in her field at UC Berkeley, a computer scientist and digital activist challenging bias in decision-making software, and an organization that has introduced 185,000 girls to coding and computer science. The winners of this year’s Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards represent a wide range of talents and contributions to the tech field and exemplify the goals of our program.
Bay Area native Erin Hestir followed a non-traditional path to a position in technology before becoming an engineering professor at UC Merced. Inspired by her […]
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Technology companies can now complete a simple check-all-that-apply-survey to provide greater transparency to their recruiting processes and empower students to make more informed decisions on corporate culture fit when evaluating job offers while fostering adoption of evidence-based best practices.
Spin microscopy for quantum computing, underwater nanoscience for clean tech, and bio-prospected hemp are a few of the novel technologies represented in the fall incubator cohort announced by the CITRIS Foundry, the innovation hub of the multicampus Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute, headquartered at UC Berkeley.
Inclusive Pathways into Tech and Entrepreneurship is for students who want to get hands-on experience in creating a project that advances diversity in tech. This course engages in an innovative approach to teaching by bringing together students from tech and non-tech majors to learn what kind of diverse perspectives they need on their team to solve the world’s problems.
The Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards recognize those who embody, encourage, and promote the inclusion of women in technology. Awardees are leaders who inspire […]
Resources for Women in Tech at UC Berkeley The Women in Tech Initiative has compiled a list of resources for female students at UC Berkeley […]
MIT Technology Review: “Everybody deserves to have formal identification that they can use to exert their rights,” says Brandie Nonnecke, director of the CITRIS Policy […]
A delegation from the Korea Woman Journalists Association visited CITRIS Headquarters at Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley last week to learn more about Women in […]
As female entrepreneurs, the job is often more challenging. For instance, raising capital, only 2% of all American venture capital went to female founders in 2018. Despite the consistent unconscious bias, startups founded by women have outpaced their male counterparts in terms of financial performance.
by Saemmool Lee Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women globally, and about 90 percent of deaths from the disease occur in […]
by Saemmool Lee Researchers and entrepreneurs in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics emphasized the social impact of the technologies at the day-long […]
by Saemmool Lee A mysterious white box welcomes users with a sign that reads, “Feeling inadequate? Come on over.” If you put your hand into […]