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Nominate #womenintech who are opening doors for others!!

Your opportunity to shine a light on leaders who are opening doors for other women in tech!

The Women in Tech Initiative at UC Athena Awards recognize those who embody, encourage, and promote the inclusion of women in tech. Awardees are leaders who inspire others to pursue and persist in technical careers by way of their outstanding contributions, and service and mentorship to foster inclusion in science and technical fields.

Nominations are open to all candidates regardless of gender, age, institutional affiliation, and country of residence. Nominations are due by November 6, 2020.

Nominations are open in these four categories:

Executive Leadership

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There’s a new obstacle to landing a job after college: Getting approved by AI,” Rachel Metz, CNN, 1/15/20

A Recap of Jill Finlayson’s Grace Hopper Celebration 2020 Session

Increasingly AI-enabled tools are used in every facet of the hiring process. Companies can’t keep up with turnover and hiring demands. For better or worse, AI is here to stay. Let’s do our part to make it for the better. We need diverse teams in tech to make sure AI works for everyone.

‘Disastrous’ lack of diversity in AI industry perpetuates bias, study finds
[AI Now Institute] Report says an overwhelmingly white and male field has reached ‘a moment of reckoning’ over discriminatory systems
Kari Paul, The Guardian, San Francisco, 16 Apr…


Women in Tech Initiative at UC

Women in Technology Initiative at the University of California | CITRIS and the Banatao Institute + Berkeley Engineering

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