Women Rock IT

How Women-Rock IT Empowers Women to Pursue STEM

This guest post was written by Emma Reid, global marketing manager, Cisco Networking Academy Corporate Affairs, Asia Pacific & Japan at Cisco and recent winner of the ARN Women in IT Awards.

A Lifelong Journey of Education and Science

In advance of her presentation at a Women Rock IT event, entrepreneur Maha Achour shares her journey from her birth in North Africa to a career in a STEM field, how she balances family and career and how she supports young people to help them achieve STEM careers.

Data, Privacy and You: How To Manage Data Privacy and Teach It to Children

As a data privacy expert and mother of two, Cisco's Lorena Marciano often gets asked by parents about how they can protect their children's privacy online. Here's what she recommends.

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.