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Nancy Hafkin: Education Alone Won't Close Knowledge Gender Divide

February 15, 2013

The final part in a three-part guest blog series submitted by Internet Hall of Fame inductee Nancy Hafkin explores the anticipated expansion of the study she recently conducted with Sophia Huyer, executive director of Women in Global Science and Technology (WISAT). "Gender in the Knowledge Society Framework" finds that multiple factors must be addressed before women achieve parity in the science and technology fields.

Nancy Hafkin: Solving the Knowledge Gender Divide

The final part in a three-part guest blog series submitted by Internet Hall of Fame inductee Nancy Hafkin explores the anticipated expansion of the study she recently conducted with Sophia Huyer, executive director of Women in Global Science and Technology (WISAT). Gender in the Knowledge Society Framework finds that multiple factors must be addressed before women achieve parity in the science and technology fields.

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Nancy Hafkin: Knowledge Divide Grows In Key Economies

The global ubiquity of cell phones has given us the false sense that information technology is universally accessible, but Internet Hall of Fame inductee Nancy Hafkin and research partner Sophia Huyer have found that nothing could be further from the truth. In the first of a three-part blog series, guest contributor Hafkin explores a growing gender knowledge divide.

Gender and information technology: From digital to  knowledge divide

by Guest Contributor Nancy Hafkin

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Who Built the Internet? People Like Tan Tin Wee

December 4, 2012

The internet wasn’t built by money-hungry American corporations and Silicon Valley startups. It was built by a worldwide community of government researchers and academics who were primarily interested in spreading the benefits of computer networking to as many people as possible. It was built by men and women like Tan Tin Wee.