Women Rock IT

Captaining Shark-Detecting Drones in Australia

Drones have many practical oceanic applications including everything from real-time shore alerts when sharks are present to collecting humpback whale exhale condensate -- or snot -- to track whale health.

How a Research-Driven Approach to Drones Can Help Us Save Lives

Drones are changing public safety operations for the better. New emerging drone technologies offer the promise of reducing search times, improving situational awareness, enhancing team safety, reducing costs, and even the potential of delivering medical supplies ahead of rescue teams. But sound research must be utilized to measure the positive impacts in order to make sure drones are utilized appropriately.

Why Empowering Female Designers Can Improve Health Outcomes

Cervical cancer, when caught early, can be affordably and effectively treated. But the vast majority of women in the poorest parts of the world have never been screened. The Callascope was designed by women for women to empower them to take care of their own health, without stigma.

The Life Changing Potential of Artificial Intelligence

The discourse about AI is too often focused on the negatives. Did you know Australians are already getting essential medicines delivered directly to their doorstep via these amazing machines?

Women Rock-IT: Technology is Helping Crisis-Affected Populations

Through the power of technology and partnerships, Mercy Corps is helping crisis-affected populations thrive in a digital world.

Women Rock-IT: Partnering to Create Lasting Impact

This post was written by guest blogger and Women Rock-IT speaker Vicki Batka, Managing Director, Cisco Partner Organization, Asia Pacific & Japan.

Fashion Meets the Internet of Things to Keep Women Safe

Hear more insights from Aditi and other inspiring women in technology by registering for the April 18th session of Women Rock-IT.

Why I’m Developing for Mars and Sustainable Life in Space

This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Natalie Rens, CEO of Spaceport AI. She recently spoke as part of Cisco’s Women Rock-IT series.

Using Blockchain Technology to Solve Global Problems

Recognized proof of identity is the right of every single person on our planet, and blockchain technology is one of the newest tools to help us achieve that vision.