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Articles Tagged: Women

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COLUMN: Letter from the editors

Women's fight for existence, respect, and freedom in public space

By Diane Golay, March 2021

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COLUMN: INIT

Women on the web

By Nova Ahmed, Elizabeth Churchill, March 2021

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DEPARTMENT: Milestones

Fairy godmothers of the internet

By Manandeep, March 2021

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COLUMN: Careers

#2020wasEPIC elevate your career in STEM as the "only"

By Siobahn Day Grady, March 2021

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On the future of computer science

SECTION: Features

On the future of computer science

Gabriele Kotsis, ACM President and full professor in computer science at Johannes Kepler University, shares her personal experiences and suggestions to shape the future of computer science.

By Elizabeth Churchill, Nova Ahmed, March 2021

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The women bricoleurs of technology

Understanding the value of reaching from theory to practice by revisiting the contributions of women before us and our assumptions about how we create valuable impact for the future.

By Deborah Schultz, March 2021

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Man on the moon (1969), women on the web (1991 and still going strong)

Whatever you do in your life, you can bring it all together to find your place. This is a story about the twists and turns of life---from architecture to HCI.

By Jeni Paay, March 2021

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The shape of our feminisms

Understanding agency and empowerment outside the Global North.

By Maryam Mustafa, March 2021

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DEPARTMENT: Back

The gender digital divide

By Kun Jin, March 2021

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DEPARTMENT: Pointers

A world wide web for women

By Tejas Morkar, March 2021

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SECTION: Features

Sulá Batsú

How can solidarity shape technology? We explore the Costa Rican cooperative Sulá Batsú's feminist vision on technology, rooted in a politics of life based on care and solidarity with each other, our communities, and our planet.

By Firuzeh Shokooh Valle, July 2020

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Never again an internet without us

Wikipedia in its content, and as a community, remains highly masculine. Many women worldwide are working to reduce the gender gap. This article narrates one of the strategies that women of Latin America and Spain have been applying during the past five years to make this a reality.

By Carmen Alcázar, July 2020

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Gender, diversity, and inclusion in open source communities

Hidden social hierarchies keep the doors of open source closed for some. How do we overcome them?

By Mariana Fossatti, July 2020

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Protibadi: Starting the fight against sexual abuse

Protibadi: Starting the fight against sexual abuse

The story of how a group of Bangladeshi volunteers used technology to address the country's sexual abuse problem.

By Nova Ahmed, November 2019

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DEPARTMENT: Updates

ADA ACM's role in diversifying chapter activities

By Anshuman Majumdar, December 2017

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SECTION: Features

Gender and the art of community relations

Aspects of one's personal identity can change the way you experience being part of a community, especially if you are in a minority group. The author reports on her experiences of conducting research with women who participate in the Debian Linux project.

By Lesley Mitchell, December 2017

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Kean ACM-W: promoting women's participation in CS

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Kean ACM-W: promoting women's participation in CS

By Anshuman Majumdar, June 2017

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Fortifying computing in student societies<br />A focus on outreach initiatives.