Talks and networks Talks and networks


Supporting female professionals in ICT and research:

  • PYladiesBCN
  • Promotion of the participation of UPF scientists in awards and events targetting female researchers. Most recent awards include Jordina Torrents (Google Techmakers 2017), Glòria Macià (TopTal STEM scholarship 2017).  UPF scientists regularly take part and get scholarships for events such as Womencourage or Grace Hooper celebration.
  • Gender and Technology by Civic Lab Barcelona
    • We support this effort by Civic Lab Barcelona, OuiShare and Autentika to run initiatives based on Civic Tech related to the fight to reduce the digital gender gap and break the glass ceiling that makes it difficult for women in technology
    • 08/11/2016: Launch of the program at MOB
    • 17/01/2017: Gender & Wikipedia. UPF, Campus de la Comunicació, room 52.023. 17:00h - 21:00h. Talk by David Laniado & Viquimarató. Organised with ViquidonesUPF group.
    • 11/02/2017: Girls and Technology International Day
  • Women in Music Information Retrieval (WIMIR). Some highlights on this group
    • Mentoring program
    • Study of Women in MIR - Hu, X., Choi, K., Lee, J. H., Laplante, A., Hao, Y., Cunningham, S. J., Downie, J. S. (2016). WiMIR: An Informetric Study on Women Authors in ISMIR. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR).
  • Gender-related seminars and talks
    • 16/11/2017: Gender and Science. Adrián Ponce, Elisa Ruiz and Irene Torres from the Gender and Science Journal Club. PhD seminars.
    • 13/11/2017: Women in AI, Engineering and Computer Sciences. Dr. Verónica Dahl. PhD seminars. (Slides)
    • 18/05/2017: Gender Perspective in teaching TIC subjects. Inés Sánchez de Madariaga. UPM (UPF Igualtat and CLIK training)
    • 14/11/2016: Gender and Science by Gender & Science Journal CLub. PhD seminars.
    • 24/10/2016: Research, RMIT and Realities. Angela Dobele. Deputy Head (Research & Innovation), School Economics and Marketing, RMIT, and creator of "Women and Research Newsletter" (abstract and details here)

  • Science and Gender Journal Club

Video: Remedying the (still too) slow advancement of womenV. Valian. Dept. of Psychology - Hunter College & CUNY Graduate Center (9 May 2016)

  • Slides presentation "Gender and science". Gender and Science Journal Club, Pallabi Sengupta. PhD training seminars, 04/11/2016
  • Blog Women in ICT
  • Participation on Campus Junior 2017 "Analysing inequalities from a feminist perspective" with a ViquidonesUPF session and presentation of gender perspective in technology and the María de Maeztu gender and ICT program.
  • Events / Media
    • September 2017, TELVA magazine. "Tú a medicina, yo a ingeniería" (Ana Freire, Helena Ramalhinho, Aurelio Ruiz)
    • September 18th 2017 - Presentation of the María de Maeztu Gender & ICT program at Campus Gutenberg
    • July 21st 2017 - Participation at "feminizing tech"