TASCHA celebrates International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017

Our studies have shown in various contexts and countries the distinct uses and applications of technology employed by women for personal empowerment. In particular, TASCHA research has recognized the use of technology to advance employability and personal autonomy. The ongoing project Development and Access to Information examines how access to information is a critical tenet…

Happy International Women’s Day: Women & ICT

March 8, 2013

Today, March 8, 2013, is International Women’s Day. Access to technology can empower women and girls of all ages, giving them the access and skills to participate in today’s digital and information society. We’re celebrating this day by showcasing some of the research we’ve done about women and technology, as well as highlighting some of the work our partners and associated organizations have done regarding women and technology.

Agents of Change video

February 1, 2011

Immigrant women are critical development actors. They know best. They apply their own individual and community assets to improve their lives. NGOs that provide computer training and other services further enable them to bring these capacities to bear. Donors and policymakers assist by supporting projects that leverage the local initiative, creativity, and improvisation of immigrants and NGOs.

Kicking off e-skills week with launch of new report: Immigrant women, e-skills & employability in Europe

April 1, 2010

The Technology & Social Change Group kicks off the European Union’s e-Skills week with the launch of a new report: Immigrant women, e-skills & employability in Europe: The case of Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, and Spain. This study examines how improving digital competences and access to computers and the Internet can advance employability and social inclusion.

Barcelona workshop to discuss research on e-skills and employability for immigrant women in Europe

July 6, 2009

Immigrant women, e-skills, and employability in Europe project researchers will be gathering in Barcelona from July 6–9, 2009, to refine the study’s conceptual framework, discuss preliminary findings, review field notes, map the main factors that contribute to or limit the employability, and discuss the role of e-skills. This workshop will take place at Centre Esplai.