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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?

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.

A Drone May Save Your Life One Day

Dr. Catherine Ball recently asked young women how they would use drones to make the world a better place as part of Cisco's Women Rock-IT speaker series.

Discovering New Forms of Storytelling with Data

She's A Crowd will ensure every woman, anywhere in the world, can access a platform to share her story safely, and that those stories will be heard by people who have the power to change the outcome.

Women Rock-IT: Female Role Models Matter

Since 2014, Women Rock-IT has held 20 events with 25 female speakers, publishing 17 blog posts, leading to 13,429 course enrollments, and reaching a global audience of 243,894 people.

Video Games: A Surprising Tool for Global Problem Solving

Jude Ower, a Women Rock-IT speaker, shares how many companies are already weaving video games into making a positive impact.