Pilot Test:
Career Power Board Game

Central to the Women in Tech Project is creating interventions to address what we’ve uncovered from the field interviews and quantitative research. Using the research and principles from games for good, a team from University of Maryland is creating a Career Power board game. Intrigued? Help us test it at our next research game night!

Be Interviewed: Experiences of Early Career Tech Professionals

The Women in Tech project is now exploring the early career experiences of women and men in their first high tech job after college. We’re interviewing developers, engineers, technical product managers, and UX and HCI professionals in high tech companies who are 9-18 months into their first job after college.

What If I Had James Damore of Google on a Team?

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.

Pilot Test:
Career Power Board Game

Central to the Women in Tech Project is creating interventions to address what we’ve uncovered from the field interviews and quantitative research. Using the research and principles from games for good, a team from University of Maryland is creating a Career Power board game. Intrigued? Help us test it at our next research game night!

Fall 2017 Newsletter

All of the news from our Fall 2017 Update newsletter! There's a lot happening — pilot testing a new WIT board game, new research studies, conference updates, and more. Catch up — and get involved!

Karen Delivering Keynote at the GEWINN
Gender and IT Conference

Karen is delighted to be the keynote speaker at the GEWINN conference in Heilbronn, Germany. GEWINN centers on interdisciplinary knowledge regarding gender and IT and is part of the research project Gender. Knowledge. Informatics. Network for Research Transfer of Interdisciplinary Knowledge regarding Gender and IT (GEWINN). Researchers from all over the world will be presenting their work

Watch Karen’s
Women in Tech Presentation

In this recording of a YouTube Live Event, Karen covered the latest from the Women in High Tech Retention (WIT-R) Project. She introduced the key retention factors, and then shared some of the interventions, along with some exercises you can try out.