[Air-l] Fwd: women in global science and technology

jeremy hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Wed Jun 4 04:57:52 PDT 2003


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Shobita Parthasarathy <sp73 at cornell.edu>
> Date: Wed Jun 4, 2003  7:50:23 AM US/Eastern
> To: STSGRAD-L at cornell.edu (STSGRAD-L)
> Subject: women in global science and technology
> Reply-To: sp73 at cornell.edu
>
>
>>
>> Women in Global Science and Technology would like to announce a new
>> list:
>>
>> ICTsforRuralWomen is an information and announcement list which 
>> circulates
>> information on resources, events and organisations working on issues 
>> related
>> to how women can use ICTs to support their grassroots productive
>> enterprises.
>>
>> Topics on the list include:
>> - information on productive technologies to reduce the burden of 
>> domestic
>> chores or increase the productivity and quality of their enterprises;
>> - information on prices and markets and other forms of small 
>> enterprise
>> support, such as training and product monitoring. -women's needs for
>> appropriate technologies;
>> - developing appropriate software packages and training women how to 
>> use
>> them;
>> - extension services and commerical producers to assist with 
>> translating
>> information into action;
>> - linking the use of ICTs with other communications strategies such 
>> as radio
>> and church meetings to expand the outreach of information available;
>> - monitoring impact of strategies for widespread replication of pilot
>> projects;
>> - documentation of best practices and packaging of results for policy
>> makers, development practitioners and women themselves.
>> - and many more.
>>
>> To subscribe to the list,  send a message to
>> majordomo at matrix1.matrixlinks.ca with the following command in the 
>> body of
>> your message:
>>
>> subscribe ictforruralwomen your email address.
>>
>> To circulate announcements and information on the list, send them to
>> shuyer at wigsat.org.
>>
>>
>>
>> David Lyon                                    Director, The 
>> Surveillance
>> Project
>> Professor of Sociology
>> http://qsilver.queensu.ca/sociology/Surveillance/intro.htm
>> <http://qsilver.queensu.ca/sociology/Surveillance/intro.htm>
>> Coordinator, Graduate Studies        web journal: Surveillance and
>> Society
>> Queen's University,
>> www.surveillance-and-society.org 
>> <http://www.surveillance-and-society.org/>
>> Kingston,                                       Internet Studies at
>> Queen's (IS at Q)
>> Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
>> http://qsilver.queensu.ca/sociology/ISQ
>> <http://qsilver.queensu.ca/sociology/ISQ>
>> (613) 533-6000 x 74489                  Research and Publications:
>>
>> fax (613) 533-2871
>> http://qsilver.queensu.ca/sociology/dl.html
>> <http://qsilver.queensu.ca/sociology/dl.html>
>>
>> =====================================================================
>
>
Jeremy Hunsinger
Center for Digital Discourse and Culture





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