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.

How Innovations in Indonesian Aquaculture Reduce Wastewater and Increase Yield

Global Problem Solver Challenge winner and Women Rock IT guest Azellia Alma Shafira tells us about her aquaculture startup Banoo.

The Founder, CEO and CTO of Niramai on Increasing Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Dr. Geetha Manjunath shares her personal experience with STEM education and how she founded Niramai to develop new cancer screening software using machine intelligence with thermography images—enabling a low cost, easy to use, portable solution to detect cancer.

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.

October 30, 2019

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Inspiring Women Leaders in IT

It’s time for more women in tech. But it can be challenging for women to make themselves heard in a male-dominated field. Let’s inspire women to choose careers in IT!

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.