Fewer than 15% of data scientists are women (BCG 2020), but the number of data science jobs is growing rapidly. Your donation can help RightsTech Women get more women in data science with our trainings. Donate today at https://rightstech.org/donate. #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday2021 #WomenInSTEM #datascience #genderequality #jobs
IEEE Soft Robotics podcaster Marwa El Diwiny Interviews RTW Founder, Ellen Walker
Founder Ellen Walker had the pleasure to be interviewed by IEEE Soft Robotics podcaster, Marwa El Diwiny, about the need to build a bridge between technology and human rights. Have a listen. IEEE RAS Page: https://www.ieee-ras.org/soft-robotics/podcasts Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5GWPLqdKrmcAkM0TTwB3gP Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/…/ellen-walker-rightstech-women Marwa on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarwaEldiwiny/status/1447144041733312518 #WomenInSTEM #SoftRobotics #IEEE #humanrights #technology
RightsTech Women 2020 Activity Report
Read about the highlights of RightsTech Women’s year in 2020. The year accelerated our process to switch to online training. RTW trained girls and teachers online on data science and Python programming. Read about it all in our activity report.
Webinar report: Top Women in Tech and Financial Services: Reshaping the Future of Work
Via Zoom, 24 June 2021 RightsTech Women had the pleasure to participate as a member of the general public in this webinar today organized and moderated by by ServiceNow, Top Women in Tech & Financial Services: Reshaping the Future of Work. The webinar featured speakers, Amnah Ajmal of Mastercard, Ashley Pettit of State Farm, Tali… Read More
RightsTech Women raises the profile of gender equality in STEM during inaugural EU Code Week Teach Day, 22 May 2021
On 22 May 2021, EU Code Week ambassadors for Switzerland and RightsTech Women board members Ellen Walker (@LN_Walker) and Brice Copy (@bricetweets) gave a workshop to teachers around the world to introduce them to a free activity of RightsTech Women that they can use in their classrooms. The activity, ‘Women in Science! Let’s Learn Python… Read More
This International Women’s Day, we celebrate, learn and act for equality. You can, too – read more to find out how.
CELEBRATE: Happy International Women’s Day 2021 – Celebrating Women in Leadership Happy International Women’s Day, friends! This year’s theme is ‘Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world’. If you have something yellow, grab it and put it on – the theme color for today’s celebration is yellow. We celebrate all of… Read More
COVID-19 Vaccination in Geneva and Switzerland – Info and Links
Geneva, Switzerland residents, you can register to request an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine here: https://www.ge.ch/se-faire-vacciner-contre-covid-19/inscription-vaccination If you are not in Geneva, but in another canton of Switzerland, find your cantonal authority, here: https://ofsp-coronavirus.ch/vaccination/quand-puis-je-me-faire-vacciner/ Native speakers of English and other languages: If it is easier for you- you can copy those links and open… Read More
Girls: Learn how to program in the popular language, Python!
Girls aged 10 and older, do you want to learn how to program in the popular language, Python and about women in science? Free online programming tutorial for girls 10-18 Date: Saturday, 12 December 2020 Place: Online Times: Python tutorial (in English), Saturday, 12 December 2020, 10:00-12:00 Python tutorial (in French), Saturday, 12 December 2020,… Read More
Safe digital spaces, a dialogue on countering cyberviolence
On November 4th, during the Internet Governance Forum 2020, UN Women, The World Wide Web Foundation , and IT for Change co-organized a round table discussion with tech companies and civil society organizations. It provided a space for dialogue for shared reflection between tech companies and civil society organizations on creating a multi-stakeholder strategy to… Read More
EU Code Week 2020: Online Event for Teachers, 23 October 2020
Introduction to Python for Teachers Teach Your Students Programming in Python and about Women in STEM Event date: 23 October 2020 Time: 12:00-12:30 (CEST) Format: Via Zoom video conference Languages: In English Open to: Primary and secondary teachers of any subject To Register: Visit the link, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-python-for-teachers-tickets-125703888715. You will need to use or make your… Read More