Career Power Board Game — Help Us Produce It

The Career Power board game is a great way to start conversations between team members, especially with new hires. Have fun while discussing challenges at work that are based on extensive interviews with women and new hires. We are now ready to produce the games. Please pre-order or donate!

Women in Tech paper
ICE/IEEE TM

Retaining Women in Technology -- Uncovering and Measuring Key Dimensions of Daily Work Experiences was presented at this international conference from IEEE.

CHI 2018: Designathon to Support Women in Tech

Karen is co-leading an exciting new SIG at CHI. To set the stage for the designathon, Karen and co-presenter Nicola Marsden will share the findings from a worldwide survey of women and men that reveal the underlying reasons for low retention. SIG participants will then brainstorm and sketch technology solutions. Let's come together and harnesses our community’s

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!

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!

Men: Use Your Gender Norms for Good

In a blog designed to provoke conversation—and perhaps controversy—Karen speaks directly to men about how they can use behavior from chivalry and team sports to support women in the workplace.

International Women’s Day: Call to Action

Karen reflects on the lessons learned from how grassroots efforts transformed user-centered design and how the @Work Action Framework gives us ways to now make grassroots changes for Women in Technology.