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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.

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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

Young People: Building an Internet for Everyone
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Women in Tech 26 April 2019

Young People: Building an Internet for Everyone

Young people everywhere are building technology, mobilizing communities, and raising their voices to shape policies that create an Internet...

EQUALS in Tech Awards: Nominations Now Open
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Women in Tech 25 April 2019

EQUALS in Tech Awards: Nominations Now Open

Are you working to build a better Internet for women? Do you know initiatives that are promoting the development...

Girls in ICT Day: Attend the Global Marathon in Digital Skills Development
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Women in Tech 23 April 2019

Girls in ICT Day: Attend the Global Marathon in Digital Skills Development

There’s a lack of gender diversity at all levels in the technology sector. This is partly because the number...

Seven Women Using the Internet to Make a Difference
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Women in Tech 8 March 2019

Seven Women Using the Internet to Make a Difference

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day this year with great news: The Internet Society welcomes a new Chapter in Lesotho...

Empowering Moroccan Cooperatives to Participate in the Digital Economy
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Women in Tech 19 December 2018

Empowering Moroccan Cooperatives to Participate in the Digital Economy

KASBUY is a web platform to help Moroccan cooperatives, especially ones from women, to promote their handicrafts on international...

The 2018 Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology: My Story
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Women in Tech 26 October 2018

The 2018 Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology: My Story

October 9-11, 2018 will remain etched in the memories of the more than 250 girls and women in technology...

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