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MDWIT News

MDWIT and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization Partner to Develop Center for Women and Technology for the Arab Region (Sep. 2009)

Lockheed Martin Donates $30,000 to MDWIT (Sep. 2009)

Girls Gain More Confidence and Interest in Technology After Attending Computer Mania Day, Study Finds (Jun. 2009)

Keys Leaders Form Global Women Technology Collaborative to Enhance Girls’ and Women’s Participation in the Knowledge Society (Feb. 2009)

MDWIT Honors Original ENIAC Computer Programmer at 3rd Annual Conference-Women: Leading the Future of Technology (Feb. 2009)

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan signs MOU on Women and Technology (Jan. 2009)

MDWIT Supports Leadership Summit (Dec. 2008)

Middle East Women and Technology Summit Deemed Success (Dec. 2008)

Maryland Women in Technology Changes Name to Reflect Global Reach (Oct. 2008)

Social Networks Assist to Solve the Global Technology Skills Shortage (Sep. 2008)

Top Maryland Organizations Partner to Host 2nd Women in Technology Forum (Feb. 2008)

Women & IT in the News

Is IT “Boy Stuff”?
Estado de São Paulo Newspaper – Brazil
“Não, não sou artista, jornalista ou diplomata. Sou analista de sistemas e falo inglês…”

For Tech Jobs, Women Can Get With the Program
MSNBC – USA
Women have not been flocking to the profession of information technology, even though women are bigger consumers of technology than men….

Women and ICT: Perspectives From Global Knowledge Conference – PARTII
eGov monitor – UK
The conference was sponsored by the GKP secretariat and the Center for Women & Information Technology, CWIT (a center based in Baltimore, which initiated….

Geek Chic: Not Just For Guys – Sorry, Boys, This Is Our Domain
New York Times – USA
…the cyberpioneers of the moment are digitally effusive teenage girls….

This Doesn’t Compute: As More Women Enter Scientific Fields, Their Numbers in Computer Science Are Declining
Minnpost.com – USA

At a time when women are swelling enrollments in many other university departments, computer science is conspicuous for its lack of female students….