OSU's WGSS 320 Gender & Technology BACC course

Gender & Technology Updated January 27, 2016

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. Erna Schneider Hoover, American inventor of computerized telephone switching
  2. Dr. Stephanie Kwolek, American inventor of Kevlar
  3. Dr. Barbara Liskov, American Computer Scientist
  4. Dr. Esther Sans Takeuchi, American Materials scientist
  5. Radia Perlman, American Computer Scientist.
  6. Maggie Alderin-Pocock, British Space Scientist
  7. Betty Holberton, American Computer Engineer
  8. Elizabeth Holmes, American inventor of Theranos blood test
  9. Lise Meitner, Austrian Physicist
  10. Hayat Sindi, Saudi medical device engineer
  11. Hedy Lamarr, Austrian inventor of radio frequency hopping
  12. Rosalind Franklin, British X-ray crystallographer of DNA, RNA, viruses, coal, and graphite
  13. Anita Borg/a>, American Founder of the Institute for Women and Technology
  14. Jepchumba, Kenyan digital artist
  15. Adi Tatarko, Israely Software Developer
  16. Juliana Rotich, Kenyan Software Developer
  17. Hertha Marks Ayrton, British Engineer
  18. Dr. Fe del Mundo, Filipino inventor of the medical incubator
  19. Jessica O. Matthews, American inventor of kenetic-energy soccer ball
  20. Zhu Qunfei, Chinese touchscreen maker
  21. Padmasree Warrior, Indian Engineer
  22. Katharine Burr Blodgett, American inventor of invisible glass
  23. Alice Min Soo Chun, American solar inventor
  24. Sister Mary Kenneth Keller, American Computer Scientist
  25. Jocelyn Bell Burnell , Irish Astrophysicist
  26. Margaret Hamilton, American Software Engineer
  27. Dr. Maynard Daly, American Chemist

Gender Lens Topics

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Financial Analysis Topics

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OSU Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is pleased to welcome you to Gender and Technology, a course where you will explore women's contributions to technological advances, discuss how technology development is biased, and learn to use technology to further your studies and increase career opportunities.

Class starts on Monday, January 4, 2016.

I look forward to working with you this Winter!

M. Van Londen

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