Women in Technology Media Discussion Group


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This is a media-based discussion group that addresses issues relevant to Stanford’s Women in Technology group and other Stanford affiliates. We meet quarterly using written word, videos and audio recordings to explore topics. We are always open to new members.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ by the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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2021 Meetings

Friday, January 29 | 1 - 2 pm | Allyship in Action (readings)

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Selected Materials for January 29, 2021

We understand you might be short on time, so if you are limited, we recommend reading Be a Better Ally and watching Effective Allyship: A Transgender Woman's Take on Intersectionality.



Preston, A. M. (2018, October 29) Effective allyship: A transgender woman's take on intersectionality [Video]. TEDxPasadena. https://www.ted.com/talks/ashlee_marie_preston_effective_allyship_a_transgender_woman_s_take_on_intersectionality_jan_2018

Ramsey, F. [chescaleigh]. (2014, November 22) 5 tips for being an ally [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dg86g-QlM0&list=PLH5YqRtJAiZpOQ4CM-apZmrZuVnVqF4-b&index=1.

Smith, C. (2014, August 15) The danger of silence [Video]. TED https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiKtZgImdlY&list=PLH5YqRtJAiZpOQ4CM-apZmrZuVnVqF4-b&index=2.

The Dialogue Company, LLC. (2020, June 3) From slacktivism to activism! How allies can step up to the moment [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFhDidan9Vc.