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January 09, 2009

Blog about a Woman in Technology that you admire

January 09, 2009

I blogged about this  yesterday at Charman-Anderson has set a challenge for people to blog about a woman in technology on Ada Lovelace Day, 24 March.   As I write this 747 out of 1000 have pledged to do this so hitting the 1000 target won't be an issue but let's make this count by blogging, twittering and ...

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October 25, 2007

Thick Bearded Women

October 25, 2007

Another case of the comment being better than the post.  I have blogged this here but I did want to share with you on Emerge the Portuguese concept, thanks Cristina, of thick bearded women (TBW).  TBW are feisty women who are "educated, hard-working, courageous and sharp in their decisions and actions".  Well I know so many of these women - ...

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October 24, 2007

Invasion of Men with beards

October 24, 2007

Now don't get me wrong! I have nothing against men with beards - the love of my life has a beard - but I do have to point out that the front page of Emerge is in danger of being overrun by men with beards (so much more exciting if it was overrun by women with or without beards).If ...

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August 06, 2007

Emerging from the back of Graham Attwell's sofa

August 06, 2007

Thanks to Graham for posting the interview we did in June see  was a strange experience to be interviewed by Graham via Skype but it all sounded OK when I listened to it today.  The interview was about our network for Women in IT, and I just wanted to correct the url Graham gave you. We are at if ...

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June 13, 2007

Women in IT - Network Launch events

June 13, 2007

We are launching Know and Network with two events, one aimed at researchers interested in the analysis of online social networks, and the second aimed at women who might like to join our online network.  If you are interested in either or both of these events, please see details below and contact b.j.burns@salford.ac.uk or f.bell@salford.ac.uk . If you are ...

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