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Women In Tech

From Yvonne Marie Andrés’s early laying of groundwork for online education to Radia Perlman’s impact on how how networks move data to Kanchana Kanchanasut’s and Dorcas Muthoni’s work to connect the global south, the Internet would not be what it is today without the brilliance of women. Celebrate some of the women around the world making the Internet a safer and more trusted place.

Want to help close tech’s gender gap? Join SIG Women, which aims to “promote a global neutral space that works towards the involvement of women in technology.”

The Internet Society is proud to be a partner of EQUALS: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age.

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We’re celebrating brilliant and gutsy women around the world making the Internet a safer and more trusted place.

Women In Tech News

G20 Women’s Summit: Digital Inclusion for Women
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Women In Tech 16 October 2018

G20 Women’s Summit: Digital Inclusion for Women

What if future generations in 2030 learned about gender inequality in their history class and not in their lived...

Africa Is on a Steady Journey to Digital Transformation
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Women In Tech 10 October 2018

Africa Is on a Steady Journey to Digital Transformation

The world has seen Africa’s digital future advancing by leaps and bounds in the adoption and use of information...

Gender Equality: A Mouse Click Away
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Women In Tech 1 October 2018

Gender Equality: A Mouse Click Away

This post reflects arguments made in a joint background paper published by the Internet Society and the Association for Progressive Communications...

The Best Practice Forum on Gender and Access: Empowering Women Online
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Women In Tech 26 September 2018

The Best Practice Forum on Gender and Access: Empowering Women Online

A Need for More Gender-Disaggregated Data While Internet access and use is rapidly growing all over the world, women...

Make It Equal: Celebrating Women Who Are Making a Difference
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Women In Tech 20 September 2018

Make It Equal: Celebrating Women Who Are Making a Difference

On 22nd September, 22 women will join a growing community of people who believe in a world of equal opportunity...

From Imagination to Action: In Latin America, Building the Internet That Women Want
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Women In Tech 6 September 2018

From Imagination to Action: In Latin America, Building the Internet That Women Want

In 1843, Ada Lovelace published “Sketch of the analytical engine invented by Charles Babbage” in the book Scientific Memoirs. But because...

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