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WISP meet up with Tech Entrepreneur Edith Yeung
Monday, February 23, 4–5PM
Neukom Institute Conference room, Sudikoff
Montgomery Fellow Public Lecture
Soil Biodiversity in the Cold: Life in the Antarctic Dry Valleys
Diana Wall, University Distinguished Professor and Director, School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University
Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 4:30 PM
Free and Open to the Public
WISP Lunch with Montgomery Fellow Diana Wall
Wednesday. March 4, 12:30 –1:45 PM
Montgomery House, 12 Rope Ferry Road
By invitation, RSVP needed by Feb 25
WISP is featured in this D article about undergraduate research at Dartmouth
The Root recognizes 25 young innovators, including Dartmouth's Kaya Thomas'17. Read more at: http://dartgo.org/dnowthomas1.
Learn more about Kaya's adventures at the Women in Cybersecruity Conference
WISP Research Mentor and Thayer School Engineering professor Jane Hill spent 10 days in South Africa, laying the groundwork for a TB clinical test trial. Read more at: http://dartgo.org/thayerhill1.
Dartmouth engineering alumna Anna Stork '08 pitches LuminAID, the world's first inflatable solar light, to a panel of investors on ABC's 'Shark Tank'. Read more at: http://dartgo.org/thayersharktank1.
Londa Schiebinger, uses gender analysis to spark discovery in science and innovation in technology: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/february/gender-innovate-research-020315.html
A fast-growing tech field that welcomes women
Forbes Magazine (11/12/14) Anne Fisher
About half of those working in data privacy are female, and they often earn more than their male peers. As business and government keep gathering staggering amounts of data and putting it to work, devising ways to protect it from hackers is a bigger, more complicated headache with every passing day.
Internet giant Google is seeking to teach computer programming to millions of girls in the US under its Made with Code initiative, which has an eye on developing women programmers in the Silicon Valley.
Last Updated: 2/20/15