Monthly Archives: February 2014

Role Model Sunday: Frances E. Allen

As the first woman to ever receive a Turing Award for her work, Frances Elizabeth Allen is for sure a woman to be seen as a role model. She received the so called “nobel prize of computing” for […] pioneering … Continue reading

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We need role models!

Working with the Student’s Union sensitised me to the problems women face in Technology. One of them is that while there are no biological reasons for it, there are way less women working in Technology than men. There’s got to … Continue reading

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Computer Sciences, Social Sciences and Feminism

It started out as a joke. A friend and I attended a lecture together, a lecture on Social Informatics, which was pretty … well, not up-to-date considering the materials and examples that were used. So one evening we decided we’d … Continue reading

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