Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, UNICAMP
Karin Koogan Breitman, PUC-Rio

This is the third edition of WIT, a SBC workshop to discuss topics related to questions of gender and Information Technology in Brazil – successful stories, incentive politicies and ways of attracting young people, specially women, to IT carrers.

WIT comprises invited lectures and panels. The workshop will be centered in debating problems related to women and their access to IT, from the job market point of view up to the digital inclusion and literacy. Discussed topics will concentrate in the need for educating, recruiting and training women, as a strategic politicy for the development, and national and regional competitiveness.

The main goal is to create a forum that promotes strategies to increase the women's participation in IT in Brazil. Topics include:

* Critical aspects that influence the full access of women, training, participation and leadership in the area;
* Strategies to increase the visibility, in Brazil, of problems related to gender and IT making all the segments of our society aware of them;
* National and international business politicies to face such challenges;
* Presentation of successful stories.


8:30 -Opening Session

9:30 - Yolanda Mangolini - Manager for Talent & Outreach Programs, Google

10:45 - Gloria Bonder - UNESCO Chair “Gender, Sciences and Technology” Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO)

11:45 - Jane Prey - Microsoft

16:15 - 18:15 - Discussion Panel 

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