Empowering Women in a Knowledge Society

November 28th, 2006

Nancy Hafkin leads a discussion about women’s empowerment in the face of information and technology developments at the Berkman Center’s Tuesday Luncheon Series.

Download the MP3 (time: 1:20:23).

Nancy Hafkin is a leading scholar on gender and information technology. She speaks about the possibilities for Cinderellas and Cyberellas in the 21st century. Cyberella is fluent in the uses of technology, comfortable using and designing computer technology, and working in virtual spaces. Cinderella works in the basement of the knowledge society with little opportunity to reap its benefits. How will we work to support and develop Cyberellas? Ms. Hafkin has compiled the tales of Cinderella or Cyberella in a new book.

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  • 1. netzpolitik.org: » &hellip  |  November 29th, 2006 at 7:49 am

    […] Bei AudioBerkman gibt es den Mitschnitt einer Luncheon-Session mit Nancy Hafkin zum Thema “Empowering Women in a Knowledge Society” Nancy Hafkin is a leading scholar on gender and information technology, and she will speak about the possibilities for Cinderellas and Cyberellas in the 21st century. Cyberella is fluent in the uses of technology, comfortable using and designing computer technology, and working in virtual spaces. Cinderella works in the basement of the knowledge society with little opportunity to reap its benefits. How will we work to support and develop Cyberellas? Ms. Hafkin has compiled the tales of Cinderella or Cyberella in a new book. […]

  • 2. ResourceShelf » Web&hellip  |  November 29th, 2006 at 7:23 pm

    […] Webcast: Empowering Women in a Knowledge Society […]

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