Karen is delighted to be the keynote speaker at the GEWINN Gender and IT conference in Heilbronn, Germany.
The Women in Tech project is exploring the early career experiences of women and men in their first high tech job after college. We’re interviewing developers, engineers, product managers, and UX and HCI professionals who are 9-24 months into their first job. Volunteer!
Many have asked Karen to respond about the James Damore situation. So, she thought about a hypothetical: "What If I had James Damore of Google on a team?" This blog is her answer, including techniques she's employed successfully in the past.
Karen is co-presenting the "Designathon to Support Women in Tech" SIG and co-authoring a late-breaking work, "How Do HCI Professionals Perceive Their Work Experience".
Using the research and principles from games for good, at team from the University of Maryland is creating a Career Power board game. Intrigued? Help us test it at our next research game night!
Karen's article in Network Computing outlines the critical factors companies should focus on in order to retain women working in IT. The article is a great introduction to work being done by the Women in Tech Project.