Tag Archive: Women in Tech

Superheroes, spaceships, and social wearables: An immersive, social STEM camp for middle school girls sparks interest, builds confidence in STEM

Girl with robot toy

By Melissa Weckerle. Live action role play (LARP) combined with social wearable technology, materials worn on the body that are computationally coded and can support social interactions, provides an impactful social activity for young girls and engages them in…
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Team of UCLA Health Women Led the Rapid Shift to Telehealth

A nurse helps an elderly patient read a tablet in the hospital

By Lindsay Brooker. When the pandemic took the medical community by surprise in early 2020, the UCLA Health system quickly pivoted to moving as many patients as possible into virtual settings. Almost overnight, many primary care check-ins, surgical follow-ups, and…
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The 5th Annual Women in Tech Symposium Sheds Light on the Ag-Tech Field and Inclusivity

five female silhouettes, with a tech background

By Michelle Kaganovsky. In order to share the experiences of women in the technological field, the Women in Tech Symposium selects a tech-related topic each year and holds panels and discussions to dive deeper into the area of focus. This year…
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Making Allyship Actionable: UCI Women in Tech Webinar

By Katie Chappell. Many of us consider ourselves allies to underrepresented groups. We recognize our privileges in terms of education, ethnicity, gender, and networks, and we want to support those around us who may be less visible or represented.   Between intention and action, however, there can be…
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Register Now! Feb. 24 WIT at UCI Allyship Webinar

WIT at UCI: Allyship that Makes an Impact

Register now for the virtual event, Allyship that Makes an Impact: How to Support Women in IT on Wednesday, February 24, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Karen Catlin, a leadership coach, speaker, and author, will deliver the keynote about…
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Register Now! March 12 Women in Tech Symposium

UC Women in Technology Initiative Symposium 2021

The 5th annual Women in Tech Symposium, an all-day virtual event taking place on March 12, is now open for registration. The symposium is the flagship event of the Women in Tech Initiative at UC. This year’s theme…
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“Advance, Inspire, Empower, Act:” UCI Forms Women in Technology Organization

By Yvonne Tevis. A new diversity affinity group at UC Irvine was announced in August – Women in Technology at UCI (WiT UCI).   Shohreh Bozorgmehri, founder and inaugural chair, said the group aims to connect, inspire, and empower women working, researching, and teaching in technology-related…
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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 the  Read more about Q&A with Camille Crittenden: Champion of Women in Tech

Women in Tech Initiative 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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