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Invited Talk on Gender Balance: Breaking Barriers in Technology by Jeria Quesenberry (CMU) – Porto

On June 28th 2024, from 14:30 to 16:30, the CMU Portugal Program in collaboration with INESC TEC and the Diversity and Inclusion Commission, will host the Invited Talk on  Gender Balance “Breaking Barriers in Technology: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon and Global Perspectives” by Jeria Quesenberry, from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

Jeria Quesenberry is the Associate Dean of Faculty in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and a Teaching Professor of Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on cultural influences in the technology field, with particular emphasis on social inclusion, broadening participation, career values, organizational interventions, and work-life balance. She is the co-author of the book “Kicking Butt in Computer Science: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon University”. 


June 28th | INESC TEC (Auditorium A)

14:30  – Welcome Words by Maria da Graça Barbosa, Member of the Executive Board of INESC TEC – Institute for Systems and Computing Engineering, Technology and Science

14:45 – Presentation by Jeria Quesenberry (CMU)

15:30 – Discussion “Working Towards Gender Balance in STEM areas – sparking the conversation at INESC TEC”

16:00 – Q&A

16:30 – End of session

To attend the event, registration is required via the form here


Start date

Jun. 28, 2024

2:30 pm

End Date

Jun. 28, 2024

4:30 pm

INESC TEC, Campus da Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto