OSU's WGSS 320 Gender & Technology BACC course

Gender & Technology Updated April 22, 2015

Cultural Research Topics

If you see a topic listed here, another student has already committed to it and you may not use the same topic.

  1. Dr. Ruth Gonzalez, Mexican Mathemetician
  2. Cher Wang, Taiwanese High Tech business owner
  3. Vanessa Hurst, American Computer Scientist
  4. Doris Kim Sung, Korean thermo-bimetals scientist
  5. Reshma Saujani, Indian founder of Girls who Code
  6. Tan Le, Vietnamese Electroencephalographer.
  7. Betty Holberton, American ENIAC programmer
  8. Stephanie Kwolek, American inventor of Kevlar
  9. Ana Roca Castro, American Education Tech Developer
  10. Marie Van Brittan Brown, American inventor of home security devices
  11. Jessica Matthews America co-inventor of sOccket.
  12. Dr. Maria Telkes, Austrian solar energy inventor
  13. Ingeborg Hochmair, Austrian Cochlear Implant inventor.
  14. Hedy Lamarr, Austrian inventor
  15. Anna Haupt and Teresa Alstin, Swedish Invisible Helmet inventors
  16. Juliana Rotich, African co-founder of Ushahidi,
  17. Rachael Zimmerman, Canadian inventor of Blissymbol Printer
  18. Dr. Temple Grandin, American Animal Behviorist
  19. Katherine Blodgett, American Physicist
  20. Dr. Maria Goeppert, German Physist
  21. Krista Donaldson, Canadian engineer of prosthetic limbs
  22. Dr. Alexa Canaday, American Neurosurgeon
  23. Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal, Chinese Molecular Biologist.
  24. Rapelang Rabana Botswanian technology entrepreneur
  25. Neelam Dhawan Indian Computer Scientist
  26. Dr. Shirley Jackson, American Physicist
  27. Dorothy Arzner, American inventor of the boom mic

Gender Lens Topics

If you see a topic listed here, another student has already committed to it and you may not use the same topic.

  1. Sewing Machine

Financial Analysis Topics

Any topic works for this project...what are you dreaming of? Your peers have these ideas:

  1. Reduce income from two to one
  2. Pay down college debt
  3. Buy a Cottage


Explores women's contributions and focuses in fields. Analyzes gendered nature of technology. Theory and practice of technologies. (3 credits) BACC Synthesis. The Baccalaureate Core (Bacc Core) Curriculum represents what the OSU faculty believes is the foundation for students' further understanding of the modern world. Informed by natural and social sciences, arts, and humanities, the Bacc Core requires students to think critically and creatively, and to synthesize ideas and information when evaluating major societal issues. Importantly, the Bacc Core promotes understanding of interrelationships among disciplines in order to increase students' capacities as ethical citizens of an ever-changing world.

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