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6 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs & Freelancers Created by Women
10th April 2018

6 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs & Freelancers Created by Women

A selection of 6 business podcasts I currently listen to, all related to running a business, entrepreneurship and/or freelancing and all created and hosted by women.
What that Oscar speech can teach us about diversity in tech
8th March 2018

What that Oscar speech can teach us about diversity in tech

When Frances McDormand asked all women nominees to stand with her during her acceptance speech at the Oscars, she gave a much needed platform to some important ideas around diversity and inclusion. Let's unpack how they transla...
Conferencing against online harassment
15th October 2017

Conferencing against online harassment

The European Women’s Lobby recently hosted an online conference and a Twitter chat under the banner of their #HerNetHerRights project. I had the great pleasure to give a short talk about a few feminist implications of big dat...
Gender, Surveillance & Big Data
30th June 2017

Gender, Surveillance & Big Data

I recently had the pleasure to be part of a Twitter chat hosted and moderated by GenderIT, who I've written for in the past. Along with Anita Gurumurthy, founding member and executive director of IT for Change we discussed the ...
Diversity & Inclusion in tech with #AlterConf Berlin
13th May 2017

Diversity & Inclusion in tech with #AlterConf Berlin

AlterConf Berlin was an inspiring day packed with analysis and discussion towards more inclusive tech futures for all, and a day of lived inclusion beyond the all too usual diversity checklisting. I have the privilege to produc...
re:publica 2017 roundup
12th May 2017

re:publica 2017 roundup

by Nicole Shephard The 2017 edition of popular digital culture conference re:publica took place 8-10 May in Berlin. This year’s motto was “Love Out Loud!”, and topics around digital diversity and inclusion are given cente...
The complexity of online harassment
3rd March 2017

The complexity of online harassment

Technology doesn’t cause harassment; racist, sexist, homo- and transphobic harassment on the internet is grounded in the same asymmetrical power relations, and in the same structural and symbolic violence as offline abuse and...
Diversity, Inclusion, and Why Tech Needs Both
21st February 2017

Diversity, Inclusion, and Why Tech Needs Both

What do we mean when we speak of diversity and inclusion? How are they different? Why does the tech industry need diversity and inclusion? This mini-explainer briefly summarises what diversity and inclusion are, how they are d...
Lecture: Lucy Suchman, Feminist Research at the Digital/Material Boundary
10th February 2017

Lecture: Lucy Suchman, Feminist Research at the Digital/Material Boundary

Feminist research inspiration in the shape of a brilliant lecture given by Prof. Lucy Suchman about "Feminist Research at the Digital/Material Boundary" for a lecture series on feminist & queer approaches to technoscience.
Transformative Justice Workshop
16th January 2017

Transformative Justice Workshop

For 33C3, the 33rd edition of Chaos Computer Congress in December 2016, a couple of fellow queer feminists and I co-hosted a self-organised workshop session on transformative justice in the hacker community. This post shares th...