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Young girls "power users" of social media
August 28, 2011 11:14 AM

The percentage of Internet users who are on social-networking sites continues to climb, according to a survey released Friday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.


Women in Green Forum 2011
August 23, 2011 5:08 PM

The Women in Green Forum the 30-31 August 2011 is the USA’s premier conference highlighting women in environmental careers.The Women In Green Forum brings together an international audience of environmental leaders, including corporate executives, academic researchers, technology developers, and clean tech financiers.

What men can learn from women about leadership in the 21st century
August 23, 2011 1:21 AM

A new study presented in the Washington Post points out that a meta-analysis carried out by researchers from Northwestern University shows that today's leadership continues to be viewed as culturally masculine. The project “Are Leader Stereotypes Masculine?"


Member News

Nina Kotte, NTNU- Norwegian National Point of Contact
August 31, 2011 3:17 AM

Nina Kotte, Project Manager, Women in computing at Norwegian University of Science and Technology is since 1st of January 2011 the new chair of the Norwegian N-PoC of the ECWT, e-mail NTNU in Trondheim represents academic eminence in technology and the natural sciences. 'Jenter og data' - The Women in Computing project has since year 2009 under Nina's leadership successfully managed to increase the number of girls choosing ICT professions...

Bev Hurley, Enterprising Women honored at 2011 First Women Awards
August 31, 2011 3:43 AM

ECWT is proud to announce that Bev Hurley, Director of Enterprising Women, CEO of YTKO and founding member of the ECWT was as one of the eleven pioneering British women honoured at the 2011 First Women Awards ceremony on 30 June in London. Bev scooped the Business Services award.

Henrike Paetz, SAP Research - Masters thesis on 'the Female Factor in Software Design'
August 31, 2011 4:37 AM

Henrike Paetz, Communication Director SAP research and Member of the High-level Advisory of the ECWT has in June 2011 defended her Master's Thesis about the 'Femal Factor in Software Design' at Vienna University of Technology.
The groundbreaking study presented by Henrike, focuses on a key issue in Gender and Technology of the 21st century: how to increase the female factor in technology design.  

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BBC Future Media - Women's Technology Networking Event - 14 September 2011
September 14th 2011, 6.30 pm - September 14th 2011, 8:00 pm 
 Die BBC Future Media is holding an event aimed at women with skills and experience within digital and technology areas. It will be a fantastic chance for you to get an insight into what they do and talk to the people who make things happen.

Creating the Future - Womensphere Pan-European Summit 2011 - 21st October 2011
October 21, 2011 10:00 AM  - October 21, 2011 9:00 PM 
On 21 October 2011, the Womensphere Pan-European Summit 2011 will convene influential women leaders and emerging leaders in business, finance, media, entrepreneurship, and technology, throughout Europe and the world at the Said Business School, University of Oxford.  The Summit agenda is Creating the Future, with modules touching upon the themes of women's leadership, innovation, ventures, economics and markets, and sustainability.

1st European Gender Summit 8-9 November - 2011
November 8, 2011 1:00 PM  November 9, 2011 5:00 PM
The first European Gender Summit the 8-9 November in Brussels will provide a forum for stakeholders from research, industry and policy to engage in an open dialogue to jointly establish a policy agenda for promoting new research directions and new ways for transferring ideas to markets that incorporate gender knowledge.



European Centre for Women and Technology - Papirbredden Innovasjon AS
Grønland 58, N-3045 Drammen, Norway 


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