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 […]
A delegation from the Korea Woman Journalists Association visited CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus last week […]
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.
A mysterious white box welcomes users with a sign that reads, “Feeling inadequate? Come on over.” If you put your hand into it, a glowing […]
Artificial intelligence is one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S., yet a well-documented gender gap in the field deters talent, diminishes potential, and can […]
Constance Chang-Hasnain, Berkeley Engineering’s associate dean for strategic alliances, and John R. Whinnery Distinguished Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, took the helm […]
A former Berkeley High School intern in the Berkeley Marvell Nanofabrication Laboratory Summer Internship Program for Young Women has returned to campus as a Berkeley […]
Berkeley City Councilmembers Tour CITRIS and learn about ways CITRIS is advancing information technology in the interest of society. Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and City […]
The Women in Tech Symposium on the Future of AI has a new date: March 8, 2019 – International Women’s Day. Women in Tech: The […]
Inventors, academics, STEM advocates, and civic technology researchers are among the winners of this year’s Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards, which recognize those who […]
Join us in advocating for inclusion in technology. We’re hiring a Program Director for our Women in Technology Initiative.
In the CITRIS Tech Museum in Sutardja Dai Hall, a new exhibit is designed to encourage “womxn, femmes, and gender-nonconforming community members” to express and share their anger. “The Bank of Hysteria Toll-free Rage Hotline” enables visitors to vent their thoughts at what looks like an automated teller screen, via text-message or phone. Then the installation prints out transcriptions of these messages into an overflowing crate of “rage receipts” below.
The 2017 Women in Tech Symposium gathered 150 women and allies gathered in Santa Clara on November 30 to celebrate those who aim to increase […]
FEMTech, UC Berkeley’s first campuswide tech club for women is featured in UC Berkeley News. FEMTech is supported by our Tech for Social Good program and […]
Join us on November 30 for Women in Tech: A Symposium on Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Despite evidence suggesting that diverse leadership teams can benefit workplace […]
What can be done to advance participation of women and girls in science? Participation by women in scientific research is rising — women now outnumber […]
Join the CITRIS for a film screening of “She Started It,” a new documentary film that follows five trailblazing young female entrepreneurs through their journeys […]
CITRIS is honored to welcome Christine Gulbranson and Andrea Goldsmith to our Advisory Board. Christine Gulbranson is Senior Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at […]
To recognize the accomplishments of technology leaders and organizations fostering interest in computer science for the next generation of women and girls, CITRIS and the […]
Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 11:30am-6:00pmBanatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC BerkeleyRegister here > Gender diversity among leadership teams and the broader workforce offers demonstrated advantages for innovative […]
The lack of gender diversity in technology fields has become a hot topic of late, for good reason. Women and girls are under-represented in computer […]