You’re not gonna reach my linkspam (31st March, 2010)

2010 March 30
  • We’ve talked about Google Summer of Code a few times already this week (see some projects who want our readers to apply, and Terri’s tips on making your application great). Applications are now open and close April 9.
  • Google offers Travel and Conference Grants for female computer scientists in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
  • The Women of Vision Awards Banquet is on May 12, 2010 in Santa Clara, CA. This banquet honors women making significant contributions to technology. One winner is selected in each category: Innovation, Leadership, and Social Impact. (Details and directions at the link.)
  • (trigger warnings) David Lisak’s work on the modus operandi of man-attacks-woman acquaintance rapists is discussed again at Feministe and Fugitivus. As Harriet writes: “I guess it’s good and depressing news. You can identify rapists, is the good news, and it’s exactly who you thought it was is the depressing.”
  • Sungold loves the feminist blogging explosion, but wants to explain that the recent history of feminism includes many forums and individuals who were interested in the same issues for decades prior. (Via FWD.)
  • Do You Come with the Car?: A blog by a New York auto model. Because so many of us can relate to the tribulations of the Booth Babe :)
  • That Obscure Object demonstrates a clothing hack: turning your hoodie into a laptop case.
  • Shakesville: Happy Ada Lovelace Day: Telling Our Stories: ‘Still, when I got to college my assigned advisor said at our first meeting, "What are you going to do with a degree in neuroscience—teach high school biology?"… I questioned one of my male classmates who stayed with that first guy: "What did he ask at your first meeting?" "Oh, you know: 'where do you see yourself in five years? Ten?'"’
  • AAUW presents Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, profiles of eight key research findings that point to environmental and social barriers that continue to block women’s participation and progress in science, technology, engineering, and math. There’s coverage and comment:
    • in the New York Times
    • in Science Insider
    • in Historiann’s blog
    • in the W-Women Globally blog

If you have links of interest, please share them in comments here, or if you’re a delicious user, tag them “geekfeminism” to bring them to our attention. Please note that we tend to stick to publishing recent links (from the last month or so).

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  1. DoYouComeWithTheCar permalink
    March 31, 2010

    Thanks so much for the mention!

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