Women in Technology

UMN WIT Happy Hour

September 21, 2017, 4:00-5:30pm
Bar Luchador
825 SE Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Join your fellow Women in Technology this Thursday for networking, lively conversation, and some tasty snacks and beverages. 

 

Caroline Karanja: From Ada to Zuckerberg

A brief visual history of tech

Date TBA
Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union

Although women like Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper pioneered computer programming, today's tech culture often excludes or overlooks women. This talk will look at the cultural and societal understanding of who does computing and programming, examine how visual and cultural norms affect our individual identities in tech, and brainstorm strategies that address the root causes of tech’s diversity issues. [ Read More ]

 

A brief visual history of tech

Although women like Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper pioneered computer programming, today's tech culture often excludes or overlooks women. This talk will look at the cultural and societal understanding of who does computing and programming, examine how visual and cultural norms affect our individual identities in tech, and brainstorm strategies that address the root causes of tech’s diversity issues.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 3:00pm

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