New Book out

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Information is part of the larger research program dedicated to study and make interventions increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in computer science. was initiated in 2016 and in 2022 the book Diversity in Computer Science – Design and Artefacts for Equity and Inclusion, was published on Springer by Pernille Bjørn, Maria Menendez-Blanco and Valeria Borsotti. The book is open access and available free online.

Award-winning professor writes forgotten women into the history books

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Women sent the first computer into space and programmed some of the 1970’s most iconic computer games. Nevertheless, women are invisible in both the history and culture of computer science. Professor Pernille Bjørn wants to change all that, and in doing so, promote increased diversity in the tech world. On March 8, Professor Bjørn will receive the SCIENCE Dissemination Award for her work highlighting women in computer science. READ more here:

There have always been women in gaming

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The culture of computer games is perceived by many as predominantly male, but did you know that world’s first eSports champion was a woman? And that some of the first and most popular computer games were developed by women? DIKU’s Professor Pernille Bjørn aims to rewrite the history of gaming by including hidden stories about women’s important contributions. Article on DIKUNews.