Kim McKay is the first woman Director and CEO of the Australian Museum in its 191 year history. In a special interview for our celebration of Women’s History Month, she discusses highlighting women’s achievements, First Nation communities, and climate change through the Museum’s activities and collections. Watch the interviews!
As part of Europe at Work we look at how EUROCLIO is using industrial heritage material to create learning resources for educators on their Historiana portal. This post explores their Women Working source collection, which encourages students to consider how the availability of source material from a certain period influences and shapes our perspective of that time.
On 18 January, Europeana, in collaboration with Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, opened the digital exhibition Pioneers in order to highlight the lives and achievements of historical European. Now that Women’s History Month is coming to a close, we’re excited to hear from Commissioner Gabriel once more, as she shares her vision for women in today’s digital world.
Today we interview Evelin Heidel (aka Scann) - academic and digital cultural heritage and copyright expert. She has some extremely powerful words in her hard-hitting response that doesn't shy away from critical topics such as the intersection of feminism and decolonisation, racism and sexism in copyright law, equal pay for equal work including a very pointed message on male privilege.
Today's woman in culture and tech is Silvia Gutiérrez De la Torre - a digital humanities Librarian at El Colegio de México. Silvia discusses following your passions and finding like-minded people (online and off) and the challenges of the 'economics of care' and the 'motherhood penalty'.
Today we speak with Petra Kammerevert - Member of the European Parliament and Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). In her rousing interview, she discusses the barriers entrepreneurial women face and just why they are 'key to accelerating economic growth and social innovation'.