Tag: women and society

3 Women in AI Who Are Helping Bridge the Gender Equity Gap

3 Women in AI Who Are Helping Bridge the Gender Equity Gap By Safaa Khan Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly mainstream across sectors and has great potential to benefit society. But its full potential can only be realised if the technology represents the diversity of the populations it represents. Here are three women in Artificial Intelligence who are working…

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LGBTQ+ Women Who Made National History

LGBTQ+ Women Who Made National History In May 2019, the city of New York announced plans to honor LGBTQ+ activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera with a statue. The city of New York claimed the monument will be the “first permanent, public artwork recognizing transgender women in the world.” Johnson and Rivera were prominent figures in uprisings against 1969…

What Changed Since The NCAA Women’s Weight-Room Uproar?

What Changed Since The NCAA Women’s Weight-Room Uproar? By Maggie Ryan One of the biggest stories from the 2021 women’s NCAA basketball tournament began with a TikTok and might end — possibly, hopefully — with lasting change. You might remember Oregon Ducks forward Sedona Prince’s video, which exposed the stark differences in the weight roomsavailable to men (a full-size gym) and women (a…