Monthly Archive: March 2020

Q&A with Camille Crittenden: Champion of Women in Tech

Camille Crittenden, executive director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society).

Describe your role with CITRIS and the Banatao Institute? 

I am fortunate to serve as executive director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society), whose mission is to create information technology solutions for society’s most pressing problems. I also co-founded…
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UC Women Rock IT – Part 3

Photo graphic for the University of California, celebrating Women's History Month.

Read about some of the remarkable women in IT at UC. Compiled by members of the UC Women in Technology Committee, this list, installment three of three, is just a sampling of the range of accomplishments that UC women in tech contribute – every day, every year  

Kathy Huang, application developer,…
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WITI Works toward a More Inclusive Tech Future

WITI@UC hosts an annual Women in Tech Symposium. This year it was held March 6 and the theme was Reimagining Cybersecurity for All.

By Chasiri Sherron. I met Jill Finlayson on the UC Berkeley campus, at the headquarters of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute. “Have you been here before? It’s pretty…
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Cal Esports: Champions of Gaming and Community

Three photo collage: first photo of Kirk Robles holding a Cal Esports trophy, second photo of outside the Cal Esports Community Center, third photo of inside the Cal Esports Community Center

By Jeané Blunt. UC Berkeley opened the Cal Esports Community Center in 2018. I spoke with Kirk Robles, associate director of business development in the Division of Student Affairs, UC Berkeley, to ask about the center’s goals and how…
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Women in Tech Form a Systemwide Committee, Build a Movement

By Jessica Hilt. The University of California Women in Technology Committee (UC WIT) monthly call is about to start on Zoom. Faces pop up across the screen as women greet each other and catch up on weather, pets, and…
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