women in science

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There are two kinds of children’s books: those that are aimed primarily at the kids themselves and those that are aimed at the adults that actually shell out the cash to pay for the books. There’s certainly a lot of overlap — books that kids love but that also catch the eyes, hearts & minds…

As I ease myself back into the swing of things after a couple of weeks off and start to pay attention again to what’s going on in the online world, I thought I’d bring this post to the attention of as wide an audience as possible. It’s The importance of language and framing, part eleventy-thousand…

The women science bloggers conversation is getting so long and elongated, I thought it would be interesting and, I hope, useful to put all the posts in rough chronological order. By rough I mean that I haven’t attempted to order the posts within each day of publication. Perhaps I’ll take another pass at the list…

Since the Perils of blogging as a woman under a real name panel at ScienceOnline 2011 there’s been quite a bit of commentary floating around the science blogosphere about how women are represented within that community. A kind of introduction: The perils women sciencebloggers face are not that different than those we face in the…

This year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing took place this past week in Atlanta, GA. I thought I’d gather together some small part of the blog posts I’ve been seeing floating around the Internets on this wonderful event. Opening Session of Grace Hopper Conference – 2010 Dancing with Hundreds of Technical Women at…

A small selection from some tables of content from a few recent journals and proceedings. These will require subscription access to the ACM Digital Library. Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education Connecting k-16 curriculum & policy: making computer science engaging, accessible, and hospitable for underrepresented students by Joanna Goode Computational thinking for the sciences: a…

Wednesday was Ada Lovelace Day! Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science. The first Ada Lovelace Day was held on 24th march 2009 and was a huge success. It attracted nearly 2000 signatories to the pledge and 2000 more people who signed up…

Computer Engineer Barbie!

Yesterday was International Women’s Day and since I’m a firm believer in International Better Late Than Never Day, I thought I thought I’d add my little contribution to the celebration. Or at least highlight a great post from someone else. Computer Scientist Amy Csizmar Dalal’s recent blog post Does Barbie’s career matter? has some great…

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