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The Canvas Network offers free online courses and classes from the world's leading universities. Find a MOOC and enroll now to get started on your new journey!
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Peer-to-peer learning in global health: where are all the women?

Peer-to-peer learning in global health: where are all the women? | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
​ Allison Gamble Kelley   The HHA CoPs are launching an ambitious new working group to tackle a nagging problem – too few women participating actively in peer-to-peer learning.   Having bee
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Gender Equality = Smarter Development | Infographic | U.S. Agency for International Development

Gender Equality = Smarter Development | Infographic | U.S. Agency for International Development | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
At USAID, we believe that gender equality and women’s empowerment are not just a part of development but at the core of development. Women and girls have tremendous, and often untapped, power to contribute to the advancement of their communities and countries.
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Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: Creating Leaders to Sustain mHealth Solutions

Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: Creating Leaders to Sustain mHealth Solutions | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared on the Knowledge for Health blog in December 2015   It’s not every day that you hear about a way to grow the global economy by $13 to $18 billion. What’s the magic
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Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game

Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it

A major factor that deters girls from pursuing computer science is the perception that coders are mostly white and male, that’s why non-profit organization Girls Who Code has partnered with mobile game-maker Pixelberry Studios to tell the story of a young girl coder in its flagship game, “High School Story.”

 

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Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: Creating Leaders to Sustain mHealth Solutions | K4Health

Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: Creating Leaders to Sustain mHealth Solutions | K4Health | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
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JHU Features MAMA Executive Director in Series on Women of Digital Health | MAMA

JHU Features MAMA Executive Director in Series on Women of Digital Health | MAMA | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
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Tips to Excel as a Woman in Civic Tech • GovLoop

Tips to Excel as a Woman in Civic Tech • GovLoop | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
Women face barriers in nearly every professional setting. However, some sectors of government are more challenging than others, especially when they employ a dominantly male workforce and require skillsets traditionally associated with men. Civic tech is one of those sectors. Jill Melnicki, as a technology consultant in state and local government, offers a unique perspective... Read more »
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Healthcare data worth ten times price of credit card data

Healthcare data worth ten times price of credit card data | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
Healthcare security: Medical information is now worth up to 10 times the price of credit cards on online black markets, due to weak healthcare security.
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Can an app really help solve mental illness?

Can an app really help solve mental illness? | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
Minister for Care Norman Lamb revealed that he is working to develop apps for teenagers suffering with mental health problems, Femail look investigate one app that's already out there.
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Nigeria: Reaching Out to the Girl Child Through ICT

Nigeria: Reaching Out to the Girl Child Through ICT | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Communications Technology, a key partner in the G-WIN project is empowering women and girls through specific technology initiatives it has identified and developed to empower and enable Nigerian women and girls actualise their potentials.

The initiative is a pilot scheme that will encourage, motivate and stimulate the interest of the girls in ICT-skills, knowledge and careers in a non-threatening manner, the Minister of Communications Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson said at the launch.
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What Men (and Everyone, Really) Can Do To Support Gender Equity in Tech

What Men (and Everyone, Really) Can Do To Support Gender Equity in Tech | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
A thoughtful reader recently asked about the role of ma [...]
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Understanding the Role of mHealth and Other Media Interventions for Behavior Change to Enhance Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Evidence Review

Understanding the Role of mHealth and Other Media Interventions for Behavior Change to Enhance Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Evidence Review | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
(2014). Understanding the Role of mHealth and Other Media Interventions for Behavior Change to Enhance Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Evidence Review. Journal of Health Communication: Vol.
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Using Knowledge Management to Help Implement SDG #5: Gender Equality, its 9 Targets and 14 Indicators

Using Knowledge Management to Help Implement SDG #5: Gender Equality, its 9 Targets and 14 Indicators | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
CCP staff member Jarret Cassaniti attended FHI360’s Gender360 Summit in Washington, DC last month. He shares his experience facilitating a... Read More
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Gender Equity and mHealth | K4Health

Gender Equity and mHealth | K4Health | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
Newsletters, announcements, and updates from the K4Health team
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8 Economic Barriers Responsible for India’s Gender Digital Divide | ICT Works

8 Economic Barriers Responsible for India’s Gender Digital Divide | ICT Works | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
The mobile phone is one of the most widely used information and communication technologies in the developing world. For instance, in India, as of December 2013, there were more than 900 million mobile phone subscribers (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, 2014). However, in the male-dominated Indian society with 940 females per 1,000 males, only 30% of mobile phone owners were female, which indicates the presence of a gender digital divide in the country. In Inequalities creating economic barriers to owning mobile phones in India Factors responsible for the gender digital divide, Devendra Potnis, assistant professor at the University of Tennessee, investigated the factors responsible for the inability of 245 female slum-dwellers in India, who earn around $2 a day, to own a mobile phone. More than 90% of the respondents experienced more than two economic barriers discussed below, which prevented them from owning some of the least expensive mobile phones worth $15 or so on
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Women in eLearning: A Brave New Digital World by Lauralee Sheehan : Learning Solutions Magazine

Women in eLearning: A Brave New Digital World by Lauralee  Sheehan : Learning Solutions Magazine | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
What defines a “woman in tech”? In this growing digital world, that’s a question that needs asking. Given the ways in which tech careers are constantly evolving and changing, the obvious answer that equates “tech” with “STEM” no longer suffices. Here’s an insightful essay on finding a better answer.

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Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game

Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it

A major factor that deters girls from pursuing computer science is the perception that coders are mostly white and male, that’s why non-profit organization Girls Who Code has partnered with mobile game-maker Pixelberry Studios to tell the story of a young girl coder in its flagship game, “High School Story.”

 

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December 15th STEM Tech Salon DC

December 15th STEM Tech Salon DC | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
Thank you for your interest in the December 15th Technology Salon DC on Women and Girls in STEM Education and Careers. We are using this quick Google form to better understand applicants relevance to Salon topics.

As we usually have over 100 people applying for the 35 seats at Salons, please pay special attention to the Relevance section so we can confirm the appropriate people for a great event.

If you can't make this Salon, but want to get future invites, please sign up here: http://techsa
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Hacking Diversity: How the Culture You Set Drives Who You Hire

Hacking Diversity: How the Culture You Set Drives Who You Hire | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it

5 recommendations for technology startups -- from Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley -- to keep in mind when creating a culture that welcomes women and diversity.


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New Jersey hospital launches storefront modeled on Apple Genius Bar

New Jersey hospital launches storefront modeled on Apple Genius Bar | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
a hospital in New Jersey is opening a storefront in its lobby, modeled on the Apple's Genius Bar, in an effort to help patients better utilize health apps and other emerging digital health technologies to manage their personal car...
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New investment in gender equity in agricultural development: postdoctoral fellowships for social scientists (CGIAR - Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) - World News - NewsLo...

New investment in gender equity in agricultural development: postdoctoral fellowships for social scientists (CGIAR - Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) - World News - NewsLo... | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
(Source: CGIAR - Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) A new investment by CGIAR will expand capacity to help ensure agricultural innovation benefits poor rural women. Ten new, two-year postdoctoral research fellowships have...
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Striving for gender equity in science: Conference participation behaviour contributes to gender disparity in academia

Striving for gender equity in science: Conference participation behaviour contributes to gender disparity in academia | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
The issue of gender equity in science (and other areas of academia) is not new; however, it is remarkably persistent. In a recent paper, Kerry Fanson, Therésa Jones, Matthew Symonds, and Megan Higg...
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Hospitals, physicians fight for women's equity in healthcare research, delivery

Hospitals, physicians fight for women's equity in healthcare research, delivery | mHealth and Gender Equity | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthcare, KIimberly Skelding, M.D., an interventional cardiologist at Geisinger Health System based in Danville, Pennsylvania, discusses efforts by hospitals and physicians around the country to improve equity...
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Emma Watson UN speech

Emma Watson's moving speech about gender equality and the he for she campaign To join heforshe: http://www.heforshe.org/
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