Women in ICT: International Research from a Lifecourse Perspective

25 October, 2011

In the link below you can access a special issue of the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, with the published outcome of a conference that was held last November (2010) in Barcelona. It is called Women in ICT: international research from a lifecourse perspective, and features many articles from different leading researchers from the Internet Interdiciplinary Institute (IN3) Gender and ICT Programme of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and other institutions. The articles cover the issues facing women in ICT in different points of their lives. This papers constitute a valuable account of the challenges to women’s participation, from education to employment, and in their senior careers.

Find the article list with the download links of all abstracts and articles at:

International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology:


Thanks to Juliet Webster, from the Gender and ICT Programme for passing on this information!

IN3 Gender & ICT Programme Blog | http://gender-ict.net/


Ashey29 October, 2011 at 8:53 am

Nice article about the challenges of women’s education and employment…


Ardekay3 June, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Indeed, the number of women that apply for ICT courses at colleges or universities has increased the last 5 years here in the Netherlands. Also, We have placed as lot of feminine IT candidates


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