#SocentSummit Session 4: Women and Technology

Ashoka Changemakers hosted a Twitter-based 12 -hour #SocEntSummit titled #ChangemakeHERS, on March 06, 2012 as a curtain raiser to International Women’s Day. The 4th session was moderated by @emilytav.


  1. Introductions:
  2. Emily is a Creative Strategist at istrategylabs.
  3. Question 1: Are women influencing the way we communicate?
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  5. Question 2: Some examples of women using technology to improve lives.
  6. ICRW study examines how access to and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) are transforming the economic opportunities available to poor and low-income women in India by promoting their entrepreneurial activity.
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  8. Question 3: Challenges women face in developing new technology
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  10. Question 4: Steps to increase women's access and use of technology.