Gender & ICTs

Gender & ICTs

Female leadership: reality & social chance

Our previous post described how, in some contexts, the relation of women and technology is perceived almost as a deviation of the conventional ideas of femininity. But technology is not the only field in which[…]

Gender & ICTs

Women, Evil and Technology vs Conventional Ideas of Femininity

  “The mermaid, the witch, the femme fatale (…): these are all representations of evil women or women who have subverted the conventional ideas of femininity. Kept alive in oral tradition and hidden in the[…]

Gender & ICTs

Premi Dona TIC 2015

  A Catalunya, ha estat anunciada una nova iniciativa, el Premi Dona TIC 2015. Aquest projecte està organitzat per la Generalitat de Catalunya, a través d’idigital i per Tertúlia Digital, amb la col·laboració de l’Observatori[…]

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On the lack of interest of women in ICT studies and occupations

Gest post by Milagros Sáinz, Director of the “Gender and ICT” research group of IN3-UOC, in occasion of the International Women’s Day Women embody a great share of enrollments in university studies in most western[…]

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The US Government workforce is closing the gender pay gap, but reforms still needed, report says

Women working for the federal government earn less than men overall but the gap is shrinking, and most of the difference is the result of women being concentrated in lower-paying jobs with too few occupying[…]

Gender & ICTsOpenEd & OER

About Girls, Skills and Jobs, and MOOCs

Today around 7 million people work in the ICT sector. However, out of the ICT workforce only 30% are women. Women are under–represented at all levels in the ICT sector, especially in decision-making positions. The[…]

Gender & ICTs

Programa de Becas UNESCO-L´ORÉAL para mujeres en el campo de las Ciencias de la Vida

Una vez más, como en años anteriores, se pone en marcha la iniciativa conjunta entre la UNESCO y la Fundación Empresarial L’ ORÉAL con el fin de promover la presencia de la mujer en el[…]

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3rd Prize to Innovative Ideas for Apps in Mobile Environments

The UAM-Telefónica Chair is carrying out its 3d edition of the Prize to Innovation in Mobile Environments. This year, the focus will be on apps. There will be 3 prizes, the first of them of 10.000[…]

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Gender equality: from the grassroots of society to the political agenda

On October 1st, the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning participated in the final Roundtable of the research project “Professional trajectories of women in ICT: employment dynamics and policy responses in Spain & the UK”, that has[…]

Gender & ICTs

El mundo necesita ciencia, la ciencia necesita mujeres (Programa UNESCO-L’ORÉAL)

UNESCO-L’ORÉAL Programa internacional de becas “Por las mujeres en la ciencia” El programa UNESCO – L’ORÉAL “Por las mujeres en la ciencia” es una iniciativa conjunta que busca promover la presencia de la mujer en[…]