The WiDS Worldwide Conference encourages women in data science to establish their own national and regional networks while participating in a broader global conversation.
In the late 1940s, the Cold War closed in around a small but potentially powerful cohort of successful women in film and broadcasting, and a conservative backlash began to take shape. As a new backlash coalesces in response to the #MeToo movement, their stories tell us much about repression, resistance and resilience.
Over a 25 year period, women and people of color—faculty, staff, and graduate students—fled the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Communication. No one found it remarkable when the men stayed.