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Programme

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The programme will address women’s engagement in and contribution to critical areas of social engagement and participation: work, education, leisure, governance and citizenship. The programme streams have been identified as:

 

Industry & employment

Issues, achievements and concerns across womens computing, mobile and gaming careers, education and training.

 

Girls & young women

What are our female children and young people’s perceptions and concerns? How is industry approaching girls as a market sector? What are girls getting up to online, in mobile & gaming? How are government and schools meeting the needs of girls?

 

Older women

What are ‘older women’? How can we ensure older women’s visibility, given the governments focus on digital inclusion?  What are the design other engagement issues and preferences of older women?

 

Sexuality

How have current technologies impacted on the sexual practices and lives of women? How are women using mobile and internet dating? What is the reality behind the virtual world relationship headlines? How has technologies impacted on the sex industry and sex workers?

 

Coding, hacking & programming

How are women doing in areas traditionally perceived as men only? what are their achievements? How can we best support women working within, or considering careers within, these fields?

 

Leisure

How are women using technologies for fun, entertainment and hobbies? How are they connecting and building larger communities? What new developments will women be most interested in? How are women using social networking and other services non-professionally? Are there implications for women’s reputations and safety within the social web? Is industry meeting the leisure needs of women?

 

Mothers & Families

What has the impact of technologies on family life been? Is working online the best option for mothers? How do women use technologies to support their family networks? Does technology place more demands on women, or make life easier?

 

Organising

How are women using technology to organise – locally, globally, socially and politically?

 

Education

How are women impacting on educational provision and reform? Does digital literacy pose different issues for women and girls?

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