Editorial

Girls are going to Save the World!

Girls are going to Save the World!

Quicklinks for this Post: SME Summit 2012 FEPS Trans-Atlantic Seminar October Women’s Events TEDxVilnius Women’s Forum 2012 Women 40% Update   What an amazing, exhilarating, excruciating and exciting month October 2012 has been.  In a word it’s been cathartic!  Of course, the highlight of the month was easily my last-ever event as part of the...

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Europe Needs More Women in Science

Europe Needs More Women in Science

[Quoting here an Op/Ed article I wrote for the European Voice on 26 April 2012, in honor of the first-ever International “Girls in ICT” Day!  Article is also requoted here.] All of society will benefit if girls are given greater opportunities to study science, technology, engineering and maths. Today (26 April) has been designated International Girls in...

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Pushing girl power

Pushing girl power

[Yours Truly featured in this article originally posted in The Toronto Sun – Sun Media Canada, 8 March 2012] We’ve come a long way, baby? Not far enough. Pushing girl power is this year’s theme for International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8. The problem is, “there’s no push on parading strong, smart and savvy females in...

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Greenshift Europe: Enabling Smart, Sustainable Cities

Greenshift Europe:  Enabling Smart, Sustainable Cities

The following article, featuring yours truly and my newest initiative with Vin Sumner — Greenshift Europe — is included in a Copenhagen Climate Change Conference publication for New Europe magazine this week.  Your feedback welcome! “Greenshift Europe is a movement promoting ICTs to fight climate change,” says Vin Sumner, CEO of UK-based Clicks...

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The New, Digital Me

The New, Digital Me

At IABC’s Web2EU event last month in Brussels, there was a lot of discussion about trust, transparency and community-building via the new social media at our disposal. But most of us enter naked web-space with some trepidation, and rightfully so. We are skeptic. We “don’t believe the hype” 2.0 (it’s a sequel). And we wonder what bogey-men...

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All Thumbs

All Thumbs

It is said that in nature there are no right-angles. Which is probably why when humans could start making right-angles with their opposable digits (“she stood there looking dumb, with her finger and her thumb in the shape of an ‘L’ on her forehead”…), things started to go all wrong. Then we started picking up things. And hitting things...

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