Seminario Prof. Letizia Jaccheri – Gender Issues in Computer Science Research,  Education, and Society

Speaker: Prof. Letizia Jaccheri NTNU Trondheim

Title: Gender Issues in Computer Science Research, Education, and Society.

When? Thursday 16/12/2021 at 15.00

For Whom? Researchers, PHD Students, Bachelor and Master Students, External actors

Where? Aula Gerace Dipartimento di Informatica and Virtual

Abstract
This lecture addresses gender issues in Computer science from Research, Education, Society perspectives.
Jaccheri will start from UN Goal 5, Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls to contextualize the topic in an open and meaningful context. She presents research issues, some from her own projects, others from examples of biased technology, like smartphone voice assistants and data sets for job recruiting based on male population.Then, she presents statistics about female presence in education, research and industry.
Further, the presentation goes in depth and presents specific projects for increasing gender balance among students and among professors. The presentation concludes with a list of International projects and resources. The goal is to start a dialogue with the local community and exchange best practice.
The seminar will be as interactive as possible and will be offered as hybrid event.