Want to get involved and show your support for gender parity this International Women’s Day? We’ve listed three key ways to get involved and show your support. So whether you are a woman in the sector or an ally - find out how you can advocate for women in culture and technology (all year round, but especially this March).
Today we hear from esteemed wiki leaders and Wikipedians Isla Haddow-Flood and Florence Devouard as they tackle the gender (digital) content gap and advocate for and promote the contributions of women and girls to our digital archives and media spaces.
In the lead up to International Women's Day (8 March), we speak with an expert in children, gender and IT, Eva Fog, who is a consultant, opinion leader, writer and educator. She is the Founder and Chairwoman of DigiPippi, an organisation which aims to bridge the gender gap in technology (oh, and WonderTech Summit Denmark's Role Model of the year 2018). We discover the importance of empowering girls in tech and why 'nice' and 'perfect' need to leave our professional vocabularies.
Read about the launch of Women’s Season in collaboration with Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, a leading campaigner for women in the digital sector. The Season is part of Commissioner Gabriel’s strategy to empower women and increase their participation in the digital economy. Women’s Season will culminate in March 2019 (with International Women’s Day celebrations on 8 March) and will highlight the achievements of both modern and historical women. Find out more, and how you can participate.