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:
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.
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Too soon? In the holiday spirit of optimism and hope, and because we anticipate more online shopping and longer shipping times, and we really can’t wait to say good bye to 2020 — here’s the Women in Tech Holiday Gift Guide early to boost the pipeline and support the persistence of women in STEM! From youngsters and to established leaders — there is something for every Tech Girl and Tech Woman on your holiday list!
All photos are courtesy of the linked sites selling the items, mostly Amazon.com.
For the younger set — give a book or gift a set to your local…