2019 Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Award Winner Project: Erase All Kittens
Erase All Kittens is a web-based platform game that teaches children (aged 8-14) real programming languages. By developing interest in technology early, this project can provide a new way to help close the gender gap.
2019 Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Award Winner Project: Elsa
Elsa is an open-source conversational agent to help treat depression. It runs CBT questionnaires in the form of a chatbot interaction, gathers data from the user, and determine the type of depression the user may have.
2019 Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Award Winner Project: Fabric-based Computing
Anna's dissertation addresses the computational concepts used with weaving and sewing; how youth engage these concepts while crafting; and which computational processes materialize.
2019 Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Award Winner Women in Construction Technology Skills Empowerment Project
The Women in Construction Technology Skills Empowerment Project aims to empower young girls in secondary school by training them on Computer Aided Design.
2019 Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Award Winner Empowering Women with Supercomputers
The project aims to create all-female HPC classes at Université Laval Calcul Québec, and to become a member of Women In HPC, an organization that promotes access to supercomputers to women around the world.
MarTech spoke with Kety Maria Esquivel, VP of Marketing and Communications, about how AnitaB.org is using thoughtful marketing practices to incite a movement to achieve intersectional gender equity in the global technical workforce by 2025. Read more about Kety's journey into tech and how Marketing plays a crucial role in promoting diversity.